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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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Sorenson has the wisdom and courage to go against big business, symbolized by lumber, when it goes counter to the best interests of the public.
In some respects the offer goes counter to attempts by other exchange operators to diversify internationally through consolidation.
"That goes counter to the popular expectation that teenagers don't know what they are doing," she says.
This goes counter to the Chinese propaganda that its rise has been peaceful and that a strong China does not threaten anyone.
If he goes counter to Bellemare's recommendations, the tribunal's prosecutor has 24 hours to appeal the ruling while the defendants have a week to do so.
Residents have indicated that his activism goes counter to what the Advisory Committee is all about.
"We're concerned about 'transinstitutionalization,'" which goes counter to placing persons with mental illness in the least restrictive environment, she asserts.