Definitions for counter

Definitions for (noun) counter

Main entry: counter, counterpunch, parry

Definition: a return punch (especially by a boxer)


Main entry: buffet, counter, sideboard

Definition: a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers


Main entry: counter

Definition: table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted


Main entry: counter, tabulator

Definition: a calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens


Main entry: counter, heel counter

Definition: a piece of leather forming the back of a shoe or boot

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


Main entry: counter

Definition: 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


Main entry: counter

Definition: (computer science) a register whose contents go through a regular series of states (usually states indicating consecutive integers)


Main entry: rejoinder, replication, retort, return, riposte, counter, comeback

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

Usage: it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher


Main entry: counter

Definition: a person who counts things


Definitions for (verb) counter

Main entry: counter

Definition: speak in response

Usage: He countered with some very persuasive arguments


Main entry: anticipate, foresee, forestall, counter

Definition: act in advance of; deal with ahead of time


Definitions for (adj) counter

Main entry: antagonistic, counter

Definition: indicating opposition or resistance


Definitions for (adv) counter

Main entry: counter

Definition: in the opposite direction

Usage: run counter


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