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  Definition of counter
  1. a return punch (especially by a boxer)
  2. a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers
  3. table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
  4. a calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens
  5. a piece of leather forming the back of a shoe
  6. game equipment used in various card or board games
  7. the piece of leather that fits the heel
  8. (computer science) a register whose contents go through a regular series of states (usually states indicating consecutive integers)
  9. a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher"
  10. a person who counts things
  11. speak in response; "He countered with some very persuasive arguments"
  12. act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
  13. indicating opposition or resistance
  14. in the opposite direction; "run counter"
Similar Words: counterpunch, parry, buffet, sideboard, tabulator, heel, rejoinder, retort, return, riposte, replication, comeback, anticipate, foresee, forestall, antagonistic

 

Hyponyms: credenza, credence, minibar, cellaret, bar, checkout, checkout counter, meat counter, notions counter, reception desk, pulse counter, chip, poker chip, sass, sassing, backtalk, back talk, lip, mouth

 

Part Meronyms: shoe, boot

 

Derivational Morphology: parry, block, deflect, count, number, enumerate, numerate, heel, reheel, retort, come back, repay, return, riposte, rejoin, rejoinder, replication, comeback, obviation, forestalling, preclusion, anticipator, anticipant

 

Anagrams: recount, trounce

 

 
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