verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of countervail
OTHER WORDS FROM countervailun·coun·ter·vailed, adjective
Words nearby countervail
Example sentences from the Web for countervail
Economist John Kenneth Galbraith famously called this “countervailing power.”Can a grand bargain empower Amazon’s workers and limit corporate power?|Nelson Lichtenstein|March 25, 2021|Washington Post
But whatever becomes of us, we are sure the adversary cannot countervail the King's damages.The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2|Egerton Ryerson
Her object being to countervail the design of her husband, she instantly commences a system of manoeuvring to carry her point.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I|Francis Augustus Cox
And to countervail this, it has been laid down by nature, that the men who have something to say don't say it.
The thegn is a twelve hundred man; his wergild and his oath countervail those of six ceorls.Domesday Book and Beyond|Frederic William Maitland
The Author of all things, though besought, did not so co-operate as to countervail the legitimate action of natural powers.The Missing Link in Modern Spiritualism|A. Leah Underhill