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Adjective counter has 1 sense
  1. antagonistic, counter - indicating opposition or resistance
    Antonym: neutral (indirect, via positive, negative)
    Antonym: positive (indirect, via negative, neutral)
Adverbial counter has 1 sense
  1. counter - in the opposite direction; "run counter"
Noun counter has 10 senses
  1. counter - table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
    --1 is a kind of
    table
    --1 has part: countertop
    --1 has particulars:
     bar; checkout, checkout counter; meat counter; notions counter; reception desk
  2. counter - game equipment used in various card or board games
    --2 is a kind of
    game equipment
    --2 has particulars: chip, poker chip
    Derived form: verb count1
  3. counter, tabulator - a calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens
    --3 is a kind of calculator, calculating machine
    --3 has particulars: pulse counter
    Derived form: verb count1
  4. buffet, counter, sideboard - a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers
    --4 is a kind of furniture, piece of furniture, article of furniture
    --4 has parts: drawer; shelf
    --4 has particulars: credenza, credence; minibar, cellaret
  5. counter - a person who counts things
    --5 is a kind of
    person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
    Derived form: verb count1
  6. rejoinder, retort, return, riposte, replication, comeback, counter - a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher"
    --6 is a kind of reply, response
    --6 has particulars:
     sass, sassing, backtalk, back talk, lip, mouth
    Derived form: verb counter1
  7. counter - (computer science) a register whose contents go through a regular series of states (usually states indicating consecutive integers)
    --7 is a kind of
    register
    Derived form: verb count1
  8. counter, heel - the piece of leather that fits the heel
    --8 is a kind of piece of leather
    --8 is a part of shoe
  9. counter - a piece of leather forming the back of a shoe
    --9 is a kind of
    piece of leather
    --9 is a part of shoe; boot
  10. counterpunch, parry, counter - a return punch (especially by a boxer)
    --10 is a kind of punch, clout, poke, lick, biff
Verb counter has 2 senses
  1. counter - speak in response; "He countered with some very persuasive arguments"
    --1 is one way to
    answer, reply, respond
    Derived form: noun counter6
    Sample sentence:
    They counter that there was a traffic accident
  2. anticipate, foresee, forestall, counter - act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
    --2 is one way to act, move
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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