HyperDic: counter

English > 13 senses of the word counter:
NOUNartifactcountertable consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
artifactcountergame equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games
artifactcounter, tabulatora calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens
artifactcounter, buffet, sideboarda piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room
person countera person who counts things
communicationcounter, rejoinder, retort, return, riposte, replication, comebacka quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
artifactcounter(computer science) a register whose contents go through a regular series of states (usually states indicating consecutive integers)
artifactcounter, heel countera piece of leather forming the back of a shoe or boot
actcounter, counterpunch, parrya return punch (especially by a boxer)
VERBcommunicationcounterspeak in response
socialcounter, anticipate, foresee, forestallact in advance of
ADVERBallcounterin the opposite direction
ADJECTIVEallcounter, antagonisticindicating opposition or resistance
counter > pronunciation
Soundskaw'nter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > counter: 13 senses > adjective 1
MeaningIndicating opposition or resistance.
Synonymantagonistic
BroadernegativeCharacterized by or displaying negation or denial / denial or opposition or resistance
Spanishantagónico, antagonista, contrario
English > counter: 13 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningTable consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted.
PartscountertopThe top side of a counter / counter
NarrowerbarA counter where you can obtain food or drink
checkout, checkout counterA counter in a supermarket where you pay for your purchases
meat countercounter where meats are displayed for sale
notions countercounter where notions are sold
reception deskA counter (as in a hotel) where guests are received
BroadertableA piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs
Spanishmostrador, taquilla
Catalantaulell
English > counter: 13 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaninggame equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games.
Narrowerchip, poker chipA small disk-shaped counter used to represent money when gambling
Broadergame equipmentequipment or apparatus used in playing a game / game / game
Spanishcontador, ficha
Catalanfitxa
Verbscountdetermine the number or amount of
English > counter: 13 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens.
Synonymtabulator
Narrowerpulse counterAn electronic counter that counts the number of electric pulses
Broadercalculator, calculating machineA small machine that is used for mathematical calculations
Spanishtabuladora, tabulador
Verbscountdetermine the number or amount of
English > counter: 13 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers.
Synonymsbuffet, sideboard
Part ofdining room, dining-roomA room used for dining
PartsdrawerA boxlike container in a piece of furniture
shelfA support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
Narrowercredenza, credenceA kind of sideboard or buffet
minibar, cellaretsideboard with compartments for holding bottles
Broaderfurniture, piece of furniture, article of furniturefurnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy
Spanishaparador, bufet
Catalanaparador, bufet, patilla
English > counter: 13 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningA person who counts things.
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Verbscountdetermine the number or amount of
English > counter: 13 senses > noun 6, communication
MeaningA quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one).
Synonymsrejoinder, retort, return, riposte, replication, comeback
Narrowersass, sassing, backtalk, back talk, lip, mouthAn impudent / impudent or insolent rejoinder
Broaderreply, responseThe speech act of continuing a conversational exchange
Spanishréplica
Verbscounterspeak in response
English > counter: 13 senses > noun 7, artifact
Meaning(computer science) a register whose contents go through a regular series of states (usually states indicating consecutive integers).
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Broaderregister(computer science) memory device that is the part of computer memory that has a specific address and that is used to hold information of a specific kind
Verbscountdetermine the number or amount of
English > counter: 13 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningA piece of leather forming the back of a shoe or boot.
Example"a counter may be used to stiffen the material around the heel and to give support to the foot"
Synonymheel counter
Part ofbootfootwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
shoefootwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
Broaderpiece of leatherA separate part consisting of leather
Spanishcontrafuerte, tacón
Catalancontrafort, taló
English > counter: 13 senses > noun 9, act
MeaningA return punch (especially by a boxer).
Synonymscounterpunch, parry
Broaderpunch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slug(boxing) a blow with the fist
Spanishcontraataque, contragolpe, quite
English > counter: 13 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn the opposite direction.
Example"run counter"
English > counter: 13 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningspeak in response.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey counter that there was a traffic accident
Example"He countered with some very persuasive arguments"
Broaderanswer, reply, respondReact verbally
Spanishcontrarrestar, rebatir, refutar
Nounscountera quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
English > counter: 13 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningAct in advance of; deal / deal with ahead of time.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsanticipate, foresee, forestall
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishanticiparse, anticipar, prever
Catalananticipar-se, anticipar

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