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counterattack

 
Noun counterattack has 2 senses
  1. counterattack, countermove - an attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc.
    --1 is a kind of attack, onslaught, onset, onrush
    Derived form: verb counterattack1
  2. counterattack, counterplay - (chess) an attack that is intended to counter the opponent's advantage in another part of the board
    --2 is a kind of attack
Verb counterattack has 1 sense
  1. counterattack, counterstrike - make a counterattack
    --1 is one way to attack, assail
    Derived form: noun counterattack1
    Sample sentence:
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