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counter

adjective (a)

  • Contrary; opposite; contrasted; opposed; adverse; antagonistic; as, a counter current; a counter revolution; a counter poison; a counter agent; counter fugue. (adjective)
    source: webster1913

noun (n)

  • table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted (noun.artifact)
    source: wordnet30
  • game equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games (noun.artifact)
    source: wordnet30
  • a calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens (noun.artifact)
    Synonym: tabulator
    source: wordnet30
  • a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers (noun.artifact)
    Synonym: buffet, sideboard
    source: wordnet30
  • a person who counts things (noun.person)
    source: wordnet30
  • a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one) (noun.communication)
    source: wordnet30
  • (computer science) a register whose contents go through a regular series of states (usually states indicating consecutive integers) (noun.artifact)
    source: wordnet30
  • a piece of leather forming the back of a shoe or boot (noun.artifact)
    Synonym: heel counter
    Example:
    A counter may be used to stiffen the material around the heel and to give support to the foot.
    source: wordnet30
  • a return punch (especially by a boxer) (noun.act)
    Synonym: counterpunch, parry
    source: wordnet30
  • One who counts, or reckons up; a calculator; a reckoner. (noun)
    source: webster1913
  • A table or board on which money is counted and over which business is transacted; a long, narrow table or bench, on which goods are laid for examination by purchasers, or on which they are weighed or measured. (noun)
    source: webster1913
  • The after part of a vessel's body, from the water line to the stern, -- below and somewhat forward of the stern proper. (noun)
    source: webster1913
  • An encounter. (noun)
    source: webster1913

adverb (r)

  • in the opposite direction (adv.all)
    Example:
    Run counter.
    source: wordnet30
  • A prefix meaning contrary, opposite, in opposition; as, counteract, counterbalance, countercheck. See Counter, adv. & a. (adverb)
    source: webster1913
  • Contrary; in opposition; in an opposite direction; contrariwise; -- used chiefly with run or go. (adverb)
    source: webster1913

adjective satellite (s)

  • indicating opposition or resistance (adj.all)
    Synonym: antagonistic
    source: wordnet30

verb (v)

  • speak in response (verb.communication)
    Example:
    He countered with some very persuasive arguments.
    source: wordnet30
  • act in advance of; deal with ahead of time (verb.social)
    source: wordnet30
  • To return a blow while receiving one, as in boxing. (verb)
    source: webster1913

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