counter

meaning: in the opposite direction (adverb)

example:run counter


meaning: indicating opposition or resistance (adjective)

synonyms:antagonistic,


meaning: a return punch (especially by a boxer) (noun)

synonyms:counterpunch,


meaning: a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room (noun)

synonyms:buffet, sideboard,


meaning: table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted (noun)


meaning: a calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens (noun)

synonyms:tabulator,


meaning: a piece of leather forming the back of a shoe or boot (noun)

example:a counter may be used to stiffen the material around the heel and to give support to the foot

synonyms:heel counter,


meaning: 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)


meaning: a computer register whose contents go through a regular series of states, usually states indicating consecutive integers (noun)

example:I put a counter in my code to stop printing at ten lines.


meaning: a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one) (noun)

synonyms:return,


meaning: a person who counts things (noun)


meaning: to speak in response (verb)

example:I countered with some very persuasive arguments.


meaning: to act in advance of (verb)

synonyms:anticipate, foresee, forestall,