Synonyms of counter in English

: counter1counter2

counter1


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noun

1‘he left his groceries on the counter’

SYNONYMS

worktop, work surface, worktable, table, bench, buffet, top, horizontal surface

checkout, bar, stand

2‘the idea of the game is to collect the most counters’

SYNONYMS

token, chip, disc, jetton

piece, man, marker, wafer

North American check


Synonyms of counter in English

: counter1counter2

counter2


See definition of counter

verb

1‘the workers countered accusations of dishonesty with claims of oppression’

SYNONYMS

parry, hit back at, answer, respond to, retort to, contradict, negate

ward off, fend off, stave off, deflect, rebuff, rebut, repel, repulse, hold at bay

combat, fight, attack, tackle, confront, stand up to, put up a fight against, oppose, resist, dispute, argue against

counteract

informal shoot full of holes, blow sky high

formal gainsay

rare controvert, confute, negative

ANTONYMS

support


adjective

1‘after years of argument and counter argument there is no conclusive answer’

SYNONYMS

opposing, opposed, opposite, contrary, adverse, conflicting, contradictory, contrasting, obverse, different, differing

ANTONYMS

complementary


adverb

1‘the policy would run counter to EC plans’

SYNONYMS

against, in opposition to, contrary to, at variance with, in defiance of, in contravention of, contrarily, contrariwise, conversely

against the tide, in the opposite direction, in the reverse direction, in the wrong direction

ANTONYMS

in accordance with