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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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Tape magazines, special entry ports, modular designs that hook together multiple products are nice features for higher end products, but go counter to the objective of low cost.
T&C: As tea is being portrayed as health beverage of the next millennium, will the filter paper and other materials used in the teabags go counter to the health claim?
Counting one thing as more than one does go counter to what young mathematicians have just learned about one-to-one correspondence.
But besides drawing the wrath of the pro-lifers and abstinence crusaders, that would go counter to the underlying psychology of welfare reform, which is to discipline and punish the poor, especially the black and female poor, for their imagined vice, depravity and laziness.
Melvin Small seeks to dispel certain myths about media coverage of the kind of demonstrations that go counter to official state policies.
A system which involves the wasta in quality control for employees or students does not go counter to cultural values in the same way as without warning to award a failing grade or to fire an employee.
Creating seven new jobs in the process, The Library will offer a coffee shop style grab and go counter serving tea, coffee and snacks from 9am to eat in or take-away when it reopens at the end of the month.
"There are ideological groups that disguise as political parties to reach power," he said, noting that some partisan practices go counter to the traditional values of the Gulf communities.