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1 : A prefix meaning contrary, opposite, in opposition; as, counteract, counterbalance, countercheck. See Counter, adv. & a.

2 : One who counts, or reckons up; a calculator; a reckoner.

3 : A piece of metal, ivory, wood, or bone, used in reckoning, in keeping account of games, etc.

4 : Money; coin; -- used in contempt.

5 : A prison; either of two prisons formerly in London.

6 : A telltale; a contrivance attached to an engine, printing press, or other machine, for the purpose of counting the revolutions or the pulsations.

7 : A table or board on which money is counted and over which business is transacted; a long, narrow table or bench, on which goods are laid for examination by purchasers, or on which they are weighed or measured.

8 : Contrary; in opposition; in an opposite direction; contrariwise; -- used chiefly with run or go.

9 : In the wrong way; contrary to the right course; as, a hound that runs counter.

10 : At or against the front or face.

11 : Contrary; opposite; contrasted; opposed; adverse; antagonistic; as, a counter current; a counter revolution; a counter poison; a counter agent; counter fugue.

12 : The after part of a vessel's body, from the water line to the stern, -- below and somewhat forward of the stern proper.

13 : Same as Contra. Formerly used to designate any under part which served for contrast to a principal part, but now used as equivalent to counter tenor.

14 : The breast, or that part of a horse between the shoulders and under the neck.

15 : The back leather or heel part of a boot.

16 : An encounter.

17 : To return a blow while receiving one, as in boxing.

18 : of Counteract

19 : of Counteract

20 : To act in opposition to; to hinder, defeat, or frustrate, by contrary agency or influence; as, to counteract the effect of medicines; to counteract good advice.

21 : Action in opposition; hindrance resistance.

22 : Tending to counteract.

23 : One who, or that which, counteracts.

24 : By counteraction.

25 : of Counterbalance

26 : of Counterbalance

27 : To oppose with an equal weight or power; to counteract the power or effect of; to countervail; to equiponderate; to balance.

28 : A weight, power, or agency, acting against or balancing another

29 : A mass of metal in one side of a driving wheel or fly wheel, to balance the weight of a crank pin, etc., on the opposite side of the wheel

30 : A counterpoise to balance the weight of anything, as of a drawbridge or a scale beam.

31 : A flat-bottomed cylindrical enlargement of the mouth of a hole, usually of slight depth, as for receiving a cylindrical screw head.

32 : A kind of pin drill with the cutting edge or edges normal to the axis; -- used for enlarging a hole, or for forming a flat-bottomed recess at its mouth.

33 : To form a counterbore in, by boring, turning, or drilling; to enlarge, as a hole, by means of a counterbore.

34 : The brace of the fore-topsail on the leeward side of a vessel.

35 : A brace, in a framed structure, which resists a strain of a character opposite to that which a main brace is designed to receive.

36 : To brace in opposite directions; as, to counterbrace the yards, i. e., to brace the head yards one way and the after yards another.

37 : To brace in such a way that opposite strains are resisted; to apply counter braces to.

38 : To strike or drive back or in an opposite direction; to stop by a blow or impulse in front.

39 : A blow in an opposite direction; a stroke that stops motion or cause a recoil.

40 : A trick; a delusive contrivance.

41 : A caster of accounts; a reckoner; a bookkeeper; -- used contemptuously.

42 : of Counterchange

43 : of Counterchange

44 : To give and receive; to cause to change places; to exchange.

45 : To checker; to diversify, as in heraldic counterchanging. See Counterchaged, a., 2.

46 : Exchange; reciprocation.

47 : Exchanged.

48 : Having the tinctures exchanged mutually; thus, if the field is divided palewise, or and azure, and cross is borne counterchanged, that part of the cross which comes on the azure side will be or, and that on the or side will be azure.

49 : An opposing charge.

50 : of Countercharm

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1 : Counter

adv.

A prefix meaning contrary, opposite, in opposition; as, counteract, counterbalance, countercheck. See Counter, adv. & a.

2 : Counter

v. t.

One who counts, or reckons up; a calculator; a reckoner.

3 : Counter

v. t.

A piece of metal, ivory, wood, or bone, used in reckoning, in keeping account of games, etc.

4 : Counter

v. t.

Money; coin; -- used in contempt.

5 : Counter

v. t.

A prison; either of two prisons formerly in London.

6 : Counter

v. t.

A telltale; a contrivance attached to an engine, printing press, or other machine, for the purpose of counting the revolutions or the pulsations.

7 : Counter

v. t.

A table or board on which money is counted and over which business is transacted; a long, narrow table or bench, on which goods are laid for examination by purchasers, or on which they are weighed or measured.

8 : Counter

adv.

Contrary; in opposition; in an opposite direction; contrariwise; -- used chiefly with run or go.

9 : Counter

adv.

In the wrong way; contrary to the right course; as, a hound that runs counter.

10 : Counter

adv.

At or against the front or face.

11 : Counter

a.

Contrary; opposite; contrasted; opposed; adverse; antagonistic; as, a counter current; a counter revolution; a counter poison; a counter agent; counter fugue.

12 : Counter

adv.

The after part of a vessel's body, from the water line to the stern, -- below and somewhat forward of the stern proper.

13 : Counter

adv.

Same as Contra. Formerly used to designate any under part which served for contrast to a principal part, but now used as equivalent to counter tenor.

14 : Counter

adv.

The breast, or that part of a horse between the shoulders and under the neck.

15 : Counter

adv.

The back leather or heel part of a boot.

16 : Counter

n.

An encounter.

17 : Counter

v. i.

To return a blow while receiving one, as in boxing.

18 : Counteracted

imp. & p. p.

of Counteract

19 : Counteracting

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Counteract

20 : Counteract

v. t.

To act in opposition to; to hinder, defeat, or frustrate, by contrary agency or influence; as, to counteract the effect of medicines; to counteract good advice.

21 : Counteraction

n.

Action in opposition; hindrance resistance.

22 : Counteractive

a.

Tending to counteract.

23 : Counteractive

n.

One who, or that which, counteracts.

24 : Counteractibely

adv.

By counteraction.

25 : Counterbalanced

imp. & p. p.

of Counterbalance

26 : Counterbalancing

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Counterbalance

27 : Counterbalance

v. t.

To oppose with an equal weight or power; to counteract the power or effect of; to countervail; to equiponderate; to balance.

28 : Counterbalance

n.

A weight, power, or agency, acting against or balancing another

29 : Counterbalance

n.

A mass of metal in one side of a driving wheel or fly wheel, to balance the weight of a crank pin, etc., on the opposite side of the wheel

30 : Counterbalance

n.

A counterpoise to balance the weight of anything, as of a drawbridge or a scale beam.

31 : Counterbore

n.

A flat-bottomed cylindrical enlargement of the mouth of a hole, usually of slight depth, as for receiving a cylindrical screw head.

32 : Counterbore

n.

A kind of pin drill with the cutting edge or edges normal to the axis; -- used for enlarging a hole, or for forming a flat-bottomed recess at its mouth.

33 : Counterbore

v. t.

To form a counterbore in, by boring, turning, or drilling; to enlarge, as a hole, by means of a counterbore.

34 : Counter brace

The brace of the fore-topsail on the leeward side of a vessel.

35 : Counter brace

A brace, in a framed structure, which resists a strain of a character opposite to that which a main brace is designed to receive.

36 : Counterbrace

v. t.

To brace in opposite directions; as, to counterbrace the yards, i. e., to brace the head yards one way and the after yards another.

37 : Counterbrace

v. t.

To brace in such a way that opposite strains are resisted; to apply counter braces to.

38 : Counterbuff

v. t.

To strike or drive back or in an opposite direction; to stop by a blow or impulse in front.

39 : Counterbuff

n.

A blow in an opposite direction; a stroke that stops motion or cause a recoil.

40 : Countercast

n.

A trick; a delusive contrivance.

41 : Countercaster

n.

A caster of accounts; a reckoner; a bookkeeper; -- used contemptuously.

42 : Counterchanged

imp. & p. p.

of Counterchange

43 : Counterchanging

p. pr. & vb. n.

of Counterchange

44 : Counterchange

v. t.

To give and receive; to cause to change places; to exchange.

45 : Counterchange

v. t.

To checker; to diversify, as in heraldic counterchanging. See Counterchaged, a., 2.

46 : Counterchange

n.

Exchange; reciprocation.

47 : Counterchanged

a.

Exchanged.

48 : Counterchanged

a.

Having the tinctures exchanged mutually; thus, if the field is divided palewise, or and azure, and cross is borne counterchanged, that part of the cross which comes on the azure side will be or, and that on the or side will be azure.

49 : Countercharge

n.

An opposing charge.

50 : Countercharmed

imp. & p. p.

of Countercharm

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This word counter uses 7 unique characters: C E N O R T U

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From Wikipedia

Counter may refer to:

  • Compter, a small jail
  • Part of a ship's stern above the waterline that extends beyond the rudder stock (see nautical terms)
  • The Counter, a global hamburger restaurant chain
  • Counter (furniture), a type of table which things are served upon. Usually used in bars, or eating establishments.

From Wiktionary

See also: Counter and counter-

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Pronunciation
    • 1.2 Etymology 1
      • 1.2.1 Noun
        • 1.2.1.1 Derived terms
        • 1.2.1.2 Translations
    • 1.3 Etymology 2
      • 1.3.1 Adverb
        • 1.3.1.1 Translations
      • 1.3.2 Noun
    • 1.4 Etymology 3
      • 1.4.1 Verb
        • 1.4.1.1 Translations
      • 1.4.2 Adjective
        • 1.4.2.1 Derived terms
      • 1.4.3 Adverb
      • 1.4.4 Noun
    • 1.5 Anagrams
  • 2 Old French
    • 2.1 Verb
      • 2.1.1 Conjugation

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈkaʊntɚ/, [ˈkʰaʊ̯ɾ̃ɚ]
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈkaʊntə/
  • Rhymes: -aʊntə(ɹ)
  • Hyphenation: count‧er

Etymology 1[edit]

From Anglo-Norman countour, from Old French conteor (French comptoir), from Medieval Latin computātōrium, from Latin computō.

Noun[edit]

counter (plural counters)

  1. An object (now especially a small disc) used in counting or keeping count, or as a marker in games, etc.
    He rolled a six on the dice, so moved his counter forward six spaces.
  2. (curling) Any stone lying closer to the center than any of the opponent's stones.
  3. A table or board on which money is counted and over which business is transacted; a shop tabletop on which goods are examined, weighed or measured.
    He put his money on the counter, and the shopkeeper put it in the till.
  4. One who counts, or reckons up; a reckoner.
    He's only 16 months, but is already a good counter – he can count to 100.
  5. A telltale; a contrivance attached to an engine, printing press, or other machine, for the purpose of counting the revolutions or the pulsations.
  6. (historical) The prison attached to a city court; a Counter.
  7. (grammar) A class of word used along with numbers to count objects and events, typically mass nouns. Although rare and optional in English (e.g. "20 head of cattle"), they are numerous and required in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.
  8. In a kitchen, a surface, often built into the wall and above a cabinet, whereon various food preparations take place.
  9. In a bathroom, a surface, often built into the wall and above a cabinet, which holds the washbasin.
  10. (wrestling) A proactive defensive hold or move in reaction to a hold or move by one's opponent.
    Always know a counter to any hold you try against your opponent.
  11. (typography) The enclosed or partly close negative space of a glyph.
  12. (programming) A variable, memory location, etc. whose contents are incremented to keep a count.
  13. (Internet) A hit counter.
Derived terms[edit]
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French contre, Anglo-Norman cuntre, both from Latin contra.

Adverb[edit]

counter (not comparable)

  1. Contrary, in opposition; in an opposite direction.
    • Running counter to all the rules of virtue. -Locks.
Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

counter (plural counters)

  1. (nautical) The overhanging stern of a vessel above the waterline.
  2. The piece of a shoe or a boot around the heel of the foot (above the heel of the shoe/boot).
    • 1959, J. D. Salinger, Seymour: An Introduction:
      Seymour, sitting in an old corduroy armchair across the room, a cigarette going, wearing a blue shirt, gray slacks, moccasins with the counters broken down, a shaving cut on the side of his face [...].

Etymology 3[edit]

From counter-.

Verb[edit]

counter (third-person singular simple present counters, present participle countering, simple past and past participle countered)

  1. To contradict, oppose.
  2. (boxing) To return a blow while receiving one, as in boxing.
    • His left hand countered provokingly. - C. Kingsley
  3. To take action in response to; to respond.
    • 2012 December 14, Simon Jenkins, “We mustn't overreact to North Korea boys' toys”, in The Guardian Weekly[1], volume 188, number 2, page 23:
      David Cameron insists that his latest communications data bill is “vital to counter terrorism”. Yet terror is mayhem. It is no threat to freedom. That threat is from counter-terror, from ministers capitulating to securocrats.
Translations[edit]

Adjective[edit]

counter (not comparable)

  1. Contrary; opposite; contrasted; opposed; adverse; antagonistic.
    His carrying a knife was counter to my plan.
    • I. Taylor
      Innumerable facts attesting the counter principle.
Derived terms[edit]
  • counter agent
  • counter fugue
  • counter current
  • counter revolution
  • counter poison
See also: counter-

Adverb[edit]

counter (not comparable)

  1. In opposition; in an opposite direction; contrariwise.
    • John Locke
      running counter to all the rules of virtue
  2. In the wrong way; contrary to the right course.
    a hound that runs counter
    • Shakespeare
      This is counter, you false Danish dogs!
  3. At or against the front or face.
    • Sandys
      which [darts] they never throw counter, but at the back of the flier

Noun[edit]

counter (plural counters)

  1. (obsolete) An encounter.
    • Spenser
      with kindly counter under mimic shade
  2. (nautical) The after part of a vessel's body, from the water line to the stern, below and somewhat forward of the stern proper.
  3. (music) Alternative form of contra Formerly used to designate any under part which served for contrast to a principal part, but now used as equivalent to countertenor.
  4. The breast, or that part of a horse between the shoulders and under the neck.
  5. The back leather or heel part of a boot.
  6. (typography) The area of a letter that is entirely or partially enclosed by a letter form or a symbol.

Anagrams[edit]

  • Cureton, Cutrone, cornute, countre, recount, trounce

Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

counter

  1. Late Anglo-Norman spelling of conter

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ts, *-tt are modified to z, t. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.