[n] a return punch
[n] a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers
[n] table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
[n] a calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens
[n] a piece of leather forming the back of a shoe
[n] game equipment used in various card or board games
[n] the piece of leather that fits the heel
[n] (computer science) a register whose contents go through a regular series of states (usually states indicating consecutive integers)
[n] a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one); "it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher"
[n] a person who counts things
[adv] in the opposite direction; "run counter"
[adj] indicating opposition or resistance
[v] speak in response; "He countered with some very persuasive arguments"
[v] act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
antagonistic, anticipate, buffet, comeback, counterpunch, foresee, forestall, heel, negative, parry, rejoinder, replication, retort, return, riposte, sideboard, tabulator