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adj : indicating opposition or resistance [syn: antagonistic
n 1: table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business
2: game equipment used in various card or board games
3: a calculator that keeps a record of the number of times
something happens [syn: tabulator
4: a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining
room; has shelves and drawers [syn: buffet
5: a person who counts things
6: a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or
critical one); “it brought a sharp rejoinder from the
7: (computer science) a register whose contents go through a
regular series of states (usually states indicating
8: the piece of leather that fits the heel [syn: heel
9: a piece of leather forming the back of a shoe
10: a return punch (especially by a boxer) [syn: counterpunch
adv : in the opposite direction; “run counter”
v 1: speak in response; “He countered with some very persuasive
2: act in advance of; deal with ahead of time [syn: anticipate
English → English
(koun"t[~e]r), n. [OE. countere, countour, a
counter (in sense 1), OF. contere, conteor, fr. conter to
count. See Count
, v. t. ]
1. One who counts, or reckons up; a calculator; a reckoner.
2. A piece of metal, ivory, wood, or bone, used in reckoning,
in keeping account of games, etc.
The old gods of our own race whose names . . . serve
as counters reckon the days of the week. --E. B.
What comes the wool to? . . . I can not do it
without counters. --Shak.
3. Money; coin; -- used in contempt. [Obs.]
To lock such rascal counters from his friends.
4. A prison; either of two prisons formerly in London.
Anne Aysavugh . . . imprisoned in the Counter.
5. A telltale; a contrivance attached to an engine, printing
press, or other machine, for the purpose of counting the
revolutions or the pulsations. --Knight.
Contrary; opposite; contrasted; opposed; adverse;
antagonistic; as, a counter current; a counter revolution; a
counter poison; a counter agent; counter fugue. “Innumerable
facts attesting the counter principle.”
(Fort.), a trench or work pushed forward
from defensive works to meet the approaches of besiegers.
(Law), in old practice, a bond to secure one
who has given bond for another.
. See Counter brace
, in Vocabulary.
(Law), a secret writing which destroys,
invalidates, or alters, a public deed.
, contradistinction. [Obs.]
, a drain at the foot of the embankment of a
canal or watercourse, for carrying off the water that may
(Surg.), the fixation of the upper part
of a limb, while extension is practiced on the lower part,
as in cases of luxation or fracture.
(Surg.) Same as Contrafissure
. (Med.) Same as Contraindication
(Med.), an irritant to produce a blister,
a pustular eruption, or other irritation in some part of
the body, in order to relieve an existing irritation in
some other part. “Counter irritants are of as great use
in moral as in physical diseases.”
(Med.), the act or the result of
applying a counter irritant.
, an aperture or vent on the opposite side,
or in a different place.
(Mil.), a word in addition to the password,
given in time of alarm as a signal.
(Law), a replication to a plea. --Cowell.
, force or pressure that acts in a contrary
direction to some other opposing pressure.
, a project, scheme, or proposal brought
forward in opposition to another, as in the negotiation of
a treaty. --Swift.
, in engraving, a print taken off from another
just printed, which, by being passed through the press,
gives a copy in reverse, and of course in the same
position as that of plate from which the first was
printed, the object being to enable the engraver to
inspect the state of the plate.
, a revolution opposed to a former one,
and restoring a former state of things.
, one engaged in, or befriending, a
(Mil.), a body of officers whose duty it is
to visit and inspect the rounds and sentinels.
(Naut.), a sea running in an opposite direction
from the wind.
, opposite meaning.
, a signal to answer or correspond to
, the name of a secretary or other officer
countersigned to a writing. --Tooke.
, an overhanging slope; as, a wall with a
counter slope. --Mahan.
, a statement made in opposition to, or
denial of, another statement.
, a counter bond, or a surety to secure one
who has given security.
, a tally corresponding to another.
, contrary tide.
, n. [OE. countour, OF. contouer, comptouer,
F. comptoir, LL. computatorium, prop., a computing place,
place of accounts, fr. L. computare. See Count
, v. t.]
A table or board on which money is counted and over which
business is transacted; a long, narrow table or bench, on
which goods are laid for examination by purchasers, or on
which they are weighed or measured.
Over the counter
(a) (Stock Exchanges), in an office; -- said of business so
done, as distinguished from that done at an exchange.
(a) without a prescription; needing no prescription; -- said
of medicines that can be legally bought without a
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
, adv. [F. contre, fr. L. contra against. Cf.
1. Contrary; in opposition; in an opposite direction;
contrariwise; -- used chiefly with run or go.
Running counter to all the rules of virtue. --Locks.
2. In the wrong way; contrary to the right course; as, a
hound that runs counter.
This is counter, you false Danish dogs! --Shak.
3. At or against the front or face. [R.]
Which [darts] they never throw counter, but at the
back of the flier. --Sandys.
An encounter. [Obs.]
With kindly counter under mimic shade. --Spenser.
, v. i. (Boxing)
To return a blow while receiving one, as in boxing.
His left hand countered provokingly. --C. Kingsley.
, n. [See Counter
, adv., Contra
1. (Naut.) The after part of a vessel's body, from the water
line to the stern, -- below and somewhat forward of the
2. (Mus.) Same as Contra
. Formerly used to designate any
under part which served for contrast to a principal part,
but now used as equivalent to counter tenor
3. (Far.) The breast, or that part of a horse between the
shoulders and under the neck.
4. The back leather or heel part of a boot.