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KK Pronunciation

〔 `kaJntL 〕


〔 ˋkauntә 〕

Overview of noun counter

The noun counter has 9 senses

  • counter -- (table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted)

  • counter -- (game equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games)

  • counter, tabulator -- (a calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens)

  • buffet, counter, sideboard -- (a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers)

  • counter -- (a person who counts things)

  • rejoinder, retort, return, riposte, replication, comeback, counter -- (a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher")

  • counter -- ((computer science) a register whose contents go through a regular series of states (usually states indicating consecutive integers))

  • counter, 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")

  • counterpunch, parry, counter -- (a return punch (especially by a boxer))

Overview of verb counter

The verb counter has 2 senses

  • counter -- (speak in response; "He countered with some very persuasive arguments")

  • anticipate, foresee, forestall, counter -- (act in advance of; deal with ahead of time)

Overview of adj counter

The adj counter has 1 sense

  • antagonistic, counter -- (indicating opposition or resistance)

Overview of adv counter

The adv counter has 1 sense

  • counter -- (in the opposite direction; "run counter")