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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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Like the end of 2000 when energy stocks went counter to the general market indicator -- the Dow Jones Industrial Average -- and energy stocks rose for the year while the D-J dropped, this quarter saw the same counter operations but in different directions.
The remarks went counter to market expectations of an easier monetary policy, which are on the rise ahead of a BOJ Policy Board meeting set for Friday, brokers said.
Spokeswoman Joey Parr says it went counter to the "spirit of cooperation" between the PMA and the longshoremen's union.
In fact, Lewis's interest in the development of a black aesthetic went counter to the general drift of the magazine's cultural politics, which stressed that the U.
NEW YORK--Chain drug stocks managed to record a small gain in September which went counter to the profit-taking that impacted the rest of the stock market.