Definitions of counter:
  • noun:   table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
  • noun:   a calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens
  • noun:   a piece of leather forming the back of a shoe
  • noun:   game equipment used in various card or board games
  • noun:   the piece of leather that fits the heel
  • noun:   (computer science) a register whose contents go through a regular series of states (usually states indicating consecutive integers)
  • noun:   a person who counts things
  • noun:   a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers
  • noun:   a return punch (especially by a boxer)
  • noun:   a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
  • verb:   speak in response
    Example: "He countered with some very persuasive arguments"
  • verb:   act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
  • adjective:   indicating opposition or resistance
  • adverb:   in the opposite direction
    Example: "Run counter"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #24796)

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