counter

phonetic symbol: / káʊntɚ / 

counter - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ a return punch (especially by a boxer)
counterpunch , parry

[ noun ]
■ a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room
■ has shelves and drawers
buffet , sideboard

[ noun ]
■ table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted

[ noun ]
■ a calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens
tabulator

[ noun ]
■ a piece of leather forming the back of a shoe or boot
e.g.)
・a counter may be used to stiffen the material around the heel and to give support to the foot
heel counter

[ noun ]
■ 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

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

[ noun ]
■ a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
comeback , rejoinder , replication , retort , return , riposte

[ noun ]
■ a person who counts things

[ verb ]
■ speak in response
e.g.)
・He countered with some very persuasive arguments

[ verb ]
■ act in advance of
■ deal with ahead of time
anticipate , foresee , forestall

[ adjective satellite ]
■ indicating opposition or resistance
antagonistic

[ adverb ]
■ in the opposite direction
e.g.)
・run counter

Word list en

※ You can download Most Useful English Words 15000 for free after posting your review!

To download this contents, you need to post your reviews for items about English learning.
You can download it for free after posting your reviews.

Post a review about English learning items

Images associated with 'counter'
※ Click Bingo of images associated with this word!
※ They sometimes include non-related images.