Part of speech: noun

Anything having power to counteract the effects of poison or of any evil.

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Usage examples "antidote":

  1. But Webb knew that his most wholesome antidote for suspense and trouble was work, and good for all would come of his remedy. - "Nature's Serial Story", E. P. Roe.
  2. I will send my mother to you, who is so quiet, and so good a nurse, as an antidote. - "Bred in the Bone", James Payn.
  3. The true antidote to revolutionary Socialism is practical social reform. - "Constructive Imperialism", Viscount Milner.