counteraction counteraction

Definition(s):

  • (n) action intended to nullify the effects of some previous action

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The Curtiss company is expected to file counteraction claiming infringement of six basic patents by Handley Page in his ship.
  2. Ordered by a Geneva court to honor the original agreement, Thomson launched a legal counteraction in February 1997 that prompted the current investigation.
  3. British counteraction was swift and drastic.

News

  • Art explosion at Provincetown Art Association & Museum this Friday night

    Two big shows open at the Provincetown Arts Association & Museum from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 10 — “PAAM 100: A Century of Inspiration — 1940-1965” and “Context and Counteractions,” works by the 2013-’14 Fine Arts Work Center visual arts fellows.
    on January 9, 2014     Source: Provincetown Banner

Quotes

  1. "They took the attitude that this was desperation and they started to control the puck," Anaheim coach Randy Carlyle said. "Our counteraction was that we didn't skate. We stood still, and we just kept feeding them the puck. It's kind of like...
    on May 23, 2007 By: Randy Carlyle Source: Sioux City Journal

  2. President Ahmadinejad said "the West has to know that if they take any action against Iran from now on, whether they are European or non-European, actions like sanctioning assets or goods, we will show a decisive counteraction and we are not kidding...
    on Feb 23, 2008 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: Alalam News Network

  3. "From now on, I will refute each and every attack coming my way. Up to this point I have refrained from such counteraction, but now I will speak up whenever necessary. I also vow to remain faithful to all of my governing responsibilities as...
    on Dec 25, 2006 By: President Roh Source: Korea Herald (subscription)

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