counterresponse

noun coun·ter·re·sponse \ ˈkau̇n-tər-ri-ˌspän(t)s \
variants: or counter-response
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of counterresponse

plural counterresponses or counter-responses
: a response that is a reply or reaction to a previous response
  • GE would then have two weeks to issue a counter-response.
  • —Clarence Fanto
  • Retaliation is only likely to provoke a counterresponse. In that regard, escalation may prove to be to Russia's advantage.
  • —Harlan Ullman
  • … supporters on social media have developed their own counterresponse to the protests, mocking them …
  • —Craig Gilbert
; specificallylaw : a response to a responsive pleading
  • The Defendant has filed a Response to the Motion for Reconsideration and the Plaintiff has filed a Counter-Response.
  • In re Bent

First Known Use of counterresponse

1869


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