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noun 
  1. A remedy to counteract the effects of poison (often followed by "against," "for," or "to").
She reached the hospital in time to receive the for the snake venom.
  1. Something that counteracts or prevents something harmful.
We need an for this misinformation.
Translations: 
  • German: Antidot (1), Gegengift (1), Gegenmittel (1,2)
Etymology: From antidotum, from antidoton "given as a remedy for", verbal adj. of antididonai "give in return", from - anti "against" (confer ante, "before") + didonai "to give".Compare with Latin antidotum and antidote. See dose.


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