[ verb ] speak in response
"He countered with some very persuasive arguments"
Used in print(Richard Sanders Allen, "When Fogg Flew the Mail"...)
`` But Fogg '' , they countered , `` we can n't get_over there .(The American-German Review,...)
`` It is easy for you to talk '' ; countered a twenty year old law_student , `` you travel around the world .
[ noun ] a calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens
Used in print(Walter H. Buchsbaum, "Advances in Medical Electronics"...)
Commonly used electronic_devices which are found in practically every hospital are closed-circuit TV and audio_systems for internal paging and instruction , along with radiation counters , timers , and similar devices .
[ noun ] (housing) a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers
Used in print(Robert Penn Warren, Wilderness....)
Standing in the shelter of the tent - a rejected hospital tent on which the rain now dripped , no_longer drumming - Adam watched his own hands touch the objects on the improvised counter of boards laid across two beef barrels .
[ noun ] (games) game equipment used in various card or board games
Used in print(Newton Stallknecht, "Ideas and Literature," in Newton S...)
We must avoid the notion , suggested to some people by examples such_as those just mentioned , that ideas are `` units '' in_some_way comparable_to coins or counters that can be passed intact from one group of people to another or even , for_that_matter , from one individual to another .
[ adverb ] in the opposite direction
Used in print(William C. Smith, "Why Fear Ideas?"...)
Demagogues of this sort found communist bogeys lurking behind any new idea that would run counter to stereotyped notions .
[ verb ] act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
Used in print(John R. Sargent, "Where To Aim Your Planning for Bigger...)
Have you actually checked_out ( not just mentally tested ) different selling approaches designed to counter the price competition problem ?
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 24796