Textual thesaurus for "counter"

(adj) antagonistic

indicating opposition or resistance

(noun) counterpunch, parry

a return punch (especially by a boxer)

(noun) buffet, sideboard

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

(noun) tabulator

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

(noun) heel counter

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

(noun) rejoinder, replication, retort, return, riposte, comeback

a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)

it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher

(verb) anticipate, foresee, forestall

act in advance of; deal with ahead of time