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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

Editors Contribution

  1. comeback, retort

    Submitted by anonymous on January 11, 2021  

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

How to pronounce counter?

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How to use counter in a sentence?

  1. George Salmon:

    There are enough sub-plots in the race to acquire Sky to commission a prime-time drama, fox coming back in for Sky isn't a surprise in itself, but the fact the offer is slightly behind what some had anticipated brings another twist. In fact, there's every chance it might entice another counter from Comcast.

  2. United States:

    Missile defense has a role to play as part of a comprehensive effort to counter the North Korean threat but it's a limited one and its capabilities are often vastly overstated. United States and United States allies can not missile defense United States way out of vulnerability to North Korea's nuclear missiles.

  3. Yvon Michel:

    We have learned this information like everybody else on Boxingscene.com yesterday evening. I have not heard from any concerned parties yet to get confirmation or counter, i will wait to know more before any more comments. Nobody from our team was aware of the situation before the fight or after the fight up to this moment.

  4. Peter Attard Montalto:

    The fact the manifesto specifically links the monetary policy committee's actions to the 'second phase of transition' is an explicit benchmarking of monetary policy against political aims, it sets the SARB up for criticism in future as counter-revolutionaries and can further fuel the nationalisation debate.

  5. Bill Priestap:

    The Chinese's an open secret that relevant Bill Priestap government agencies have long engaged in large-scale and organized cyber theft and surveillance against foreign governments, companies and individuals, the' cyber theft' accusations against The Chinese by Bill Priestap are purely groundless counter-charges and can deceive no one but The Chinese.


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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