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Counter 1

Definition: A prefix meaning contrary, opposite, in opposition; as, counteract, counterbalance, countercheck. See Counter, adv. a.

Counter 2

Definition: One who counts, or reckons up; a calculator; a reckoner.

Counter 3

Definition: A piece of metal, ivory, wood, or bone, used in reckoning, in keeping account of games, etc.

Counter 4

Definition: Money; coin; used in contempt.

Counter 5

Definition: A prison; either of two prisons formerly in London.

Counter 6

Definition: A telltale; a contrivance attached to an engine, printing press, or other machine, for the purpose of counting the revolutions or the pulsations.

Counter 7

Definition: 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.

Counter 8

Definition: Contrary; in opposition; in an opposite direction; contrariwise; used chiefly with run or go.

Counter 9

Definition: In the wrong way; contrary to the right course; as, a hound that runs counter.

Counter 10

Definition: At or against the front or face.

Counter 11

Definition: Contrary; opposite; contrasted; opposed; adverse; antagonistic; as, a counter current; a counter revolution; a counter poison; a counter agent; counter fugue.

Counter 12

Definition: 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.

Counter 13

Definition: The breast, or that part of a horse between the shoulders and under the neck.

Counter 14

Definition: The back leather or heel part of a boot.

Counter 15

Definition: An encounter.

Counter 16

Definition: To return a blow while receiving one, as in boxing.

counter 17

Definition: a return punch (especially by a boxer)

counter 18

Definition: a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers

counter 19

Definition: table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted

counter 20

Definition: a calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens

counter 21

Definition: a piece of leather forming the back of a shoe

counter 22

Definition: game equipment used in various card or board games

counter 23

Definition: the piece of leather that fits the heel

counter 24

Definition: (computer science) a register whose contents go through a regular series of states (usually states indicating consecutive integers)

counter 25

Definition: a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher"

counter 26

Definition: a person who counts things

counter 27

Definition: speak in response; "He countered with some very persuasive arguments"

counter 28

Definition: act in advance of; deal with ahead of time

counter 29

Definition: indicating opposition or resistance

counter 30

Definition: in the opposite direction; "run counter"


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