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  Words related to counter

Related / Similar Words: counterpunch, parry, buffet, sideboard, tabulator, heel, rejoinder, retort, return, riposte, replication, comeback, anticipate, foresee, forestall, antagonistic

 

Definition:
  • a return punch (especially by a boxer);
  • a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers;
  • table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted;
  • a calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens;
  • a piece of leather forming the back of a shoe;
  • game equipment used in various card or board games;
  • the piece of leather that fits the heel;
  • (computer science) a register whose contents go through a regular series of states (usually states indicating consecutive integers);
  • a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher";
  • a person who counts things;
  • speak in response; "He countered with some very persuasive arguments";
  • act in advance of; deal with ahead of time;
  • indicating opposition or resistance;
  • in the opposite direction; "run counter";

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    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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