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Synonyms for counter
ˈkaʊn tərcounter

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. counter

    Synonyms:
    opposed, contrary, against

    Antonyms:
    according, coincident

Princeton's WordNet

  1. counternoun

    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. counternoun

    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, tabulatornoun

    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, sideboardnoun

    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. counternoun

    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, counternoun

    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. counternoun

    (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 counternoun

    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, counteradjective

    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, counterverb

    indicating opposition or resistance

    Synonyms:
    antipathetic, incompatible, antagonistic, antipathetical

    Antonyms:
    positive, neutral

  11. counterverb

    speak in response

    "He countered with some very persuasive arguments"

    Synonyms:
    anticipate, forestall, foresee

    Antonyms:
    neutral, positive

  12. anticipate, foresee, forestall, counteradverb

    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. counteradverb

    in the opposite direction

    "run counter"

    Antonyms:
    neutral, positive

Editors Contribution

  1. comeback, retort

    Submitted by anonymous on January 11, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. counternoun

    Synonyms:
    reckoner, calculator

  2. counteradjective

    Synonyms:
    contrary, contrariwise

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. counteradjective

    Synonyms:
    contrary, opposite, antagonistic

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How to use counter in a sentence?

  1. Linda Sarsour:

    (Pamela Geller can) draw any damn cartoon she wants and I defend her right to do so, i have always fought for her right to be a bigot and I have the right to counter her bigotry with my own free speech.

  2. The USCP:

    The USCP agrees a stand-alone counter-surveillance unit would be valuable. However, in order to fully implement this recommendation, the Department would require additional resources for new employees, training, and vehicles as well as approval from Congressional stakeholders.

  3. Haven Neal:

    He spit on the counter and left.

  4. Priyank Mathur:

    I thought, how are we, the country that invented Madison Avenue and Hollywood and arguably the greatest messaging machine in the history of all time - how are we losing, what is essentially a messaging battle to folks halfway across the world that are operating on a shoe sting budget. And so I think to counter what they are doing, we need to up our social media game.

  5. President Trump:

    Democrats have proven, unfortunately, that the vote counter is far more important than the candidate is.


Translations for counter

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  • عدادArabic
  • брояч, гише, противоположен, обратен, противопоставям се, контра, отговарямBulgarian
  • getó, comptador, comptavoltes, fitxaCatalan, Valencian
  • počtářCzech
  • rhifyddWelsh
  • optæller, skranke, brik, disk, tæller, jeton, køkkenbordDanish
  • widersprechen, reagieren, Tresen, Schalter, entgegensetzen, Theke, Zähler, entgegnenGerman
  • πάγκος, μετρητήςGreek
  • vendotabloEsperanto
  • contador, mostrador, taquillaSpanish
  • شمارشگرPersian
  • putka, vastaehdotus, työtaso, vastoin, laskuri, vastustaa, tiski, vastatoimi, vastaan, laskija, vastaliike, vastataFinnish
  • contre, guichet, compteurFrench
  • cuntarIrish
  • काउंटरHindi
  • számlálóHungarian
  • վաճառասեղանArmenian
  • melawanIndonesian
  • konteroIdo
  • teljari, búðarborð, afgreiðsluborðIcelandic
  • bancone, contro, contraddire, contatore, contrastareItalian
  • カウンタ, カウンターJapanese
  • ಕೌಂಟರ್Kannada
  • aanrecht, balieDutch
  • diskNorwegian
  • ladaPolish
  • balcão, contador, bancadaPortuguese
  • numărător, numărătoare, contorRomanian
  • стойка, встречный удар, противодействие, задник, счётчик, прилавок, противовес, обратный, противоположный, противостоять, конторкаRussian
  • disk, markör, köksbänkSwedish
  • sayaçTurkish
  • טאָמבאַנקYiddish
  • 计数器Chinese

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