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Definitions of counter:

part of speech: verb intransitive

In boxing, to give a return blow while trying to escape a blow.

part of speech: noun

He who or that which counts: that which indicates a number: a piece of metal, etc., used in reckoning: a table on which money is counted or goods laid.

part of speech: adjective

Contrary: opposite.

part of speech: adverb

Contrary; adverse; in an opposite direction; as, to go counter to advice: pr efix, contrary; opposite; as, counter- evidence, evidence opposing other evidence.

part of speech: noun

See count, to number.

part of speech: noun

One who, or that which, reckons or serves to keep an account; a shop table; as, the counter in a store; a blow given in trying to ward off a blow; the leather that strengthens the heel of a shoe.

part of speech: adverb

Contrary; in opposition; the wrong way; another form of prefix contra, opposition or contrariety.

part of speech: noun

One who; that which is used in reckoning numbers; a table on which money is counted or goods laid; an imitation of a piece of money.

part of speech: noun

In music, the part immediately below the treble- formerly an under part serving as a contrast to a principal part.

part of speech: adverb

Against: in opposition.

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