Definition of countermove
- Chess-playing programs, for instance, were … instructed to look ahead and try to calculate all possible moves and countermoves.
- —Tom Alexander
- … had seen … a linebacker drift out and line up nose to nose on a wide receiver. It surprised them, and they had come up with a countermove.
- —Mark Bowden
- … wanted to play out the long-term implications of possible U.S. moves and Iranian countermoves.
- —James Fallows
- "Their kidnapping of Miss Tuppence is the counter-move to your escape."
- —Agatha Christie