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Synonyms for counter

Synonyms for counter

to return like for like, especially to return an unfriendly or hostile action with a similar one

to place in opposition or be in opposition to

Synonyms for counter

table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted

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

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

a person who counts things

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

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

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

a return punch (especially by a boxer)

speak in response

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act in advance of

indicating opposition or resistance

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Defenses countered by slanting [ILLUSTRATION FOR DIAGRAM 3 OMITTED] or by stunting the backside LB [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE DIAGRAM 4 OMITTED].
The CEO countered anyhow and walked right into a no-win situation.
I've been amazed by the number of people who turned down an offer that wasn't countered because the boss was so decent about it.