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

[ noun ]
■ a piece of leather forming the back of a shoe or boot
・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
・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

[ adverb ]
■ in the opposite direction
・run counter

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