HyperDic: counterattack

English > 3 senses of the word counterattack:
NOUNactcounterattack, countermovean attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc.
actcounterattack, counterplay(chess) an attack that is intended to counter the opponent's advantage in another part of the board
VERBcompetitioncounterattack, counterstrikemake a counterattack
counterattack > pronunciation
Soundskaw'nerahtae.k; kaw'nterahtae.k
Rhymesaback ... zodiac: 126 rhymes with aek...
English > counterattack: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAn attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc..
Synonymcountermove
Narrowerriposte(fencing) a counterattack made immediately after successfully parrying the opponents lunge
Broaderattack, onslaught, onset, onrush(military) an offensive against an enemy / enemy (using weapons)
Spanishcontraataque
Catalancontraatac
Verbscounterattackmake a counterattack
English > counterattack: 3 senses > noun 2, act
Meaning(chess) an attack that is intended to counter the opponent's advantage in another part of the board.
Synonymcounterplay
Categorychess, chess gameA board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules
BroaderattackAn offensive move in a sport or game / game / game
English > counterattack: 3 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningmake a counterattack.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymcounterstrike
Broaderattack, assaillaunch an attack or assault on
Spanishcontraatacar
Catalancontraatacar
Nounscounterattackan attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc.

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