COUNTER MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Counter Definition & Synonyms

  1. (adv.) In the wrong way; contrary to the right course; as, a hound that runs counter.
  2. (v. i.) To return a blow while receiving one, as in boxing.
  3. (adv.) Contrary; in opposition; in an opposite direction; contrariwise; -- used chiefly with run or go.
  4. (adv.) A prefix meaning contrary, opposite, in opposition; as, counteract, counterbalance, countercheck. See Counter, adv. & a.
  5. (adv.) At or against the front or face.
  6. (v. t.) Money; coin; -- used in contempt.
  7. (v. t.) A prison; either of two prisons formerly in London.
  8. (v. t.) A piece of metal, ivory, wood, or bone, used in reckoning, in keeping account of games, etc.
  9. (adv.) Same as Contra. Formerly used to designate any under part which served for contrast to a principal part, but now used as equivalent to counter tenor.
  10. (adv.) The after part of a vessels body, from the water line to the stern, -- below and somewhat forward of the stern proper.
  11. (a.) Contrary; opposite; contrasted; opposed; adverse; antagonistic; as, a counter current; a counter revolution; a counter poison; a counter agent; counter fugue.
  12. (v. t.) A telltale; a contrivance attached to an engine, printing press, or other machine, for the purpose of counting the revolutions or the pulsations.
  13. (adv.) The back leather or heel part of a boot.
  14. (adv.) The breast, or that part of a horse between the shoulders and under the neck.
  15. (v. t.) A table or board on which money is counted and over which business is transacted; a long, narrow table or bench, on which goods are laid for examination by purchasers, or on which they are weighed or measured.
  16. (v. t.) One who counts, or reckons up; a calculator; a reckoner.
  17. (n.) An encounter.


Synonyms:
Antagonistic, Anticipate, Buffet, Foresee, Forestall, Heel, Parry, Rejoinder, Replication, Retort, Return, Sideboard,

• Counter-salient Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Leaping from each other; -- said of two figures on a coast of arms.


• Counteractive Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) One who, or that which, counteracts.
  2. (a.) Tending to counteract.


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