Englischer Thesaurus

Synonyme von counter

(Substantiv) 
Definition
a long flat surface in a bank or shop, on which business is transacted
He put the money on the counter and left.
Synonyme
surface
It can simply be left on the work surface.
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bar
the city's most popular country and western bar
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worktop
(Substantiv) 
Definition
a disc or token used as an imitation coin
Players throw dice to move their counters round the board.
Synonyme
token
The older phones only accept tokens.
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chip
He gambled all his chips on one number.
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marker
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(Verb) 
Definition
to oppose or act against
They discussed a plan to counter the effects of such a blockade.
Synonyme
oppose
Mr Taylor was bitter towards those who had opposed him.
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block
The goalie blocked two shots.
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resist
bodies trained to resist the cold
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offset
The increase in pay costs was more than offset by higher productivity.
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parry
My opponent parried every blow I got close enough to attempt.
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repel
troops ready to repel an attack
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rebuff
After the argument he rebuffed all their invitations.
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fend off
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counteract
Many countries within the region are planning measures to counteract a missile attack.
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ward off
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stave off
a desperate attempt to stave off defeat
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repulse
The army were prepared to repulse any attack.
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obviate (formal)
This would obviate the need for a surgical operation.
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hold at bay
(Verb) 
Definition
to say or do (something) in retaliation or response
The union countered with letters rebutting the company's claim.
Synonyme
retaliate
I was sorely tempted to retaliate.
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answer
He paused before answering.
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reply
He replied that this was absolutely impossible.
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respond
‘Of course,’ she responded scornfully.
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come back
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retort
`Who do you think you're talking to?' she retorted.
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hit back
They hit back by offering a strong statement denying any involvement.
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refute
It was the kind of rumour that is impossible to refute.
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rejoin
`I dare say they do,' rejoined his wife wearily.
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strike back
Our instinctive reaction when someone causes us pain is to strike back.
Gegensätze
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give in
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cave in (informal)
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(Adverb) 
Definition
in an opposite or opposing direction or manner
Their findings ran counter to all expectations.
Synonyme
opposite to
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conversely
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in defiance of
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at variance with
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contrarily
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contrariwise
Gegensätze
parallel to
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in accordance with
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in agreement with
(Adjektiv) 
Definition
opposing or opposite
These charges and counter charges are being exchanged at an important time.
Synonyme
opposing
I have a friend who holds the opposing view.
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conflicting
There are conflicting reports on the severity of his injuries.
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opposed
people with views almost diametrically opposed to his own
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contrasting
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opposite
Everything he does is opposite to what is considered normal behaviour.
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contrary
His sister was of the contrary opinion to his.
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adverse
The decision would have no adverse effect on the investigation.
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contradictory
He seems to be capable of holding a number of apparently contradictory attitudes.
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obverse
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Gegensätze
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accordant

Zusätzliche Synonyme

in the sense of adverse
Definition
unfavourable to one's interests
The decision would have no adverse effect on the investigation.
in the sense of answer
Definition
to reply or respond (to) by word or act
He paused before answering.
in the sense of bar
Definition
a counter or room where alcoholic drinks are served
the city's most popular country and western bar
Synonyme
public house,
pub (informal, British),
inn,
local (British, informal),
saloon,
canteen,
watering hole (facetious, slang),
boozer (British, Australian, New Zealand, informal),
beer parlour (Canadian),
roadhouse,
hostelry (archaic, facetious),
alehouse (archaic),
taproom

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