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Synonyms for counter
ˈkaʊn tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. counter(noun)

    table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted

    Synonyms:
    retort, parry, return, tabulator, heel counter, comeback, rejoinder, buffet, sideboard, replication, counterpunch, riposte

    Antonyms:
    positive, neutral

  2. counter(noun)

    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

    Synonyms:
    retort, parry, return, tabulator, heel counter, comeback, rejoinder, buffet, sideboard, replication, counterpunch, riposte

    Antonyms:
    positive, neutral

  3. counter, tabulator(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    retort, parry, return, tabulator, heel counter, comeback, rejoinder, buffet, sideboard, replication, counterpunch, riposte

    Antonyms:
    neutral, positive

  4. buffet, counter, sideboard(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    heel counter, parry, retort, tabulator, comeback, rejoinder, snack counter, sideboard, return, counterpunch, riposte, buffet, replication, snack bar

    Antonyms:
    neutral, positive

  5. counter(noun)

    a person who counts things

    Synonyms:
    retort, parry, return, tabulator, heel counter, comeback, rejoinder, buffet, sideboard, replication, counterpunch, riposte

    Antonyms:
    neutral, positive

  6. rejoinder, retort, return, riposte, replication, comeback, counter(noun)

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

    "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher"

    Synonyms:
    sound reflection, echo, rejoinder, income tax return, reproduction, return, takings, payoff, regaining, sideboard, take, tabulator, parry, buffet, comeback, retort, riposte, tax return, reverberation, reappearance, counterpunch, recurrence, return key, coming back, replication, yield, getting even, restoration, issue, replica, paying back, restitution, heel counter, proceeds, homecoming

    Antonyms:
    neutral, positive

  7. counter(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    retort, parry, return, tabulator, heel counter, comeback, rejoinder, buffet, sideboard, replication, counterpunch, riposte

    Antonyms:
    positive, neutral

  8. counter, heel counter(noun)

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

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

    Synonyms:
    retort, parry, return, tabulator, heel counter, comeback, rejoinder, buffet, sideboard, replication, counterpunch, riposte

    Antonyms:
    positive, neutral

  9. counterpunch, parry, counter(adj)

    a return punch (especially by a boxer)

    Synonyms:
    heel counter, parry, retort, tabulator, comeback, rejoinder, buffet, sideboard, return, counterpunch, riposte, replication

    Antonyms:
    neutral, positive

  10. antagonistic, counter(verb)

    indicating opposition or resistance

    Synonyms:
    antipathetic, incompatible, antagonistic, antipathetical

    Antonyms:
    positive, neutral

  11. counter(verb)

    speak in response

    "He countered with some very persuasive arguments"

    Synonyms:
    anticipate, forestall, foresee

    Antonyms:
    neutral, positive

  12. anticipate, foresee, forestall, counter(adverb)

    act in advance of; deal with ahead of time

    Synonyms:
    predict, foreknow, previse, look for, preclude, forestall, prevent, foreclose, forbid, envision, call, prognosticate, look to, anticipate, foresee, foretell, forebode, expect, promise

    Antonyms:
    neutral, positive

  13. counter(adverb)

    in the opposite direction

    "run counter"

    Antonyms:
    neutral, positive

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. counter

    Synonyms:
    opposed, contrary, against

    Antonyms:
    according, coincident

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. counter(n.)

    Synonyms:
    reckoner, calculator

  2. counter(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    contrary, contrariwise

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. counter(a)

    Synonyms:
    contrary, opposite, antagonistic

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How to use counter in a sentence?

  1. Hikaru Sato:

    Beijing tends to announce measures to counter a market fall on the weekend, so that's something the market is careful about, too.

  2. Ben Cardin:

    It was not controversial that Pakistan needs to modernize its air force force and its counter insurgency and counter-terrorism activities, particularly in the mountainous territory of the border with Afghanistan.

  3. Jeremy Tolley:

    We understand the industry we are in and what the market is like, sometimes this gives us an opportunity to counter the offer or figure out why you accepted another position. Maybe there is something we can do about that.

  4. Governor Zhou Xiaochuan:

    We would adjust our monetary policy on a real-time basis. If there are big changes in the domestic and global environment, we will keep the flexibility in monetary policy to counter shocks.

  5. Ayatollah Khamenei:

    Some people are no doubt worried by this decision ... but sabotage and arson is done by hooligans not our people. The counter-revolution and Iran's enemies have always supported sabotage and breaches of security and continue to do so.


Translations for counter

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  • عدادArabic
  • гише, отговарям, контра, противопоставям се, обратен, противоположен, броячBulgarian
  • fitxa, comptavoltes, comptador, getóCatalan, Valencian
  • počtářCzech
  • rhifyddWelsh
  • optæller, skranke, tæller, disk, brik, køkkenbord, jetonDanish
  • Theke, entgegensetzen, entgegnen, Zähler, Tresen, reagieren, widersprechen, SchalterGerman
  • μετρητής, πάγκοςGreek
  • vendotabloEsperanto
  • contador, mostrador, taquillaSpanish
  • شمارشگرPersian
  • vastaehdotus, vastaan, vastaliike, vastata, laskija, työtaso, laskuri, vastustaa, tiski, putka, vastoin, vastatoimiFinnish
  • compteur, guichet, contreFrench
  • cuntarIrish
  • काउंटरHindi
  • számlálóHungarian
  • վաճառասեղանArmenian
  • melawanIndonesian
  • konteroIdo
  • teljari, búðarborð, afgreiðsluborðIcelandic
  • contraddire, bancone, contatore, contro, contrastareItalian
  • カウンタ, カウンターJapanese
  • ಕೌಂಟರ್Kannada
  • aanrecht, balieDutch
  • diskNorwegian
  • ladaPolish
  • bancada, balcão, contadorPortuguese
  • numărătoare, contor, numărătorRomanian
  • счётчик, конторка, противостоять, противоположный, противовес, задник, противодействие, встречный удар, стойка, обратный, прилавокRussian
  • markör, disk, köksbänkSwedish
  • sayaçTurkish
  • טאָמבאַנקYiddish
  • 计数器Chinese

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