- n table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
- n game equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games
- n a calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens
- n a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers
- n a person who counts things
- n a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
- n (computer science) a register whose contents go through a regular series of states (usually states indicating consecutive integers)
- n a piece of leather forming the back of a shoe or boot
a counter may be used to stiffen the material around the heel and to give support to the foot
- n a return punch (especially by a boxer)
- v speak in response
He countered with some very persuasive arguments
- v act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
- s indicating opposition or resistance
- r in the opposite direction
- A rally against Islamic extremism in the ethnically mixed English city of Birmingham turned violent Saturday as protesters clashed with counter-demonstrators.
- Why did the committee recommend eliminating acetaminophen-containing prescription drugs but not over-the-counter products? The members based their decision on the studies and data .
- Food and Drug Administration may have ended a three-year health-policy dispute when it approved the "morning-after pill," Plan B, for over-the-counter sale yesterday.
News & Articles
- The Counter Giving Free Burgers Today For Father's Day
Today is Father’s Day -- and The Counter is giving families the chance to show their dads how much they appreciate all the big and little things by hooking him up with a free burger. The Counter Custom Built Burgers will buy each dad a burger (just for being a “big ****ing deal”) for any guest who tells their server, “My dad is a BFD.” Offer valid for one standard 1/3 lb. burger (excluding bison ...
June 17, 2013 - Santa Monica Mirror
- Bill requiring disclosure of counter-terror operations clears committee
A bill that would require out-of-state law enforcement officials to notify New Jersey police when they conduct counter-terrorism operations cleared a state Senate committee Monday.
June 17, 2013 - The Record
- ‘Counter Clockwise’: slowing down the tick tock of time
In “Counter Clockwise,” Oregon author and journalism professor Lauren Kessler sets out, armed with diligence and humor, on a quest to answer the question: Is there a way to slow down the aging process?
June 16, 2013 - Seattle Times