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counter

adjective

counter

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of counter

  1. 1 a force or influence that makes an opposing force ineffective or less effective strong moral guidance at home is the best counter to the pernicious allure of popular culture Synonyms balance, canceler (or canceller), corrective, counterbalance, counteraction, counterforce, counterpoise, counterweight, equipoise, neutralizer, offsetRelated Words trade-off; ballast, weight

  2. 2 something that is as different as possible from something else her version of the domestic dispute was almost the exact counter of what actually happened Synonyms antipode, antithesis, contrary, opposite, negative, obverse, reverseRelated Words negation; antonym; counterpoint; converse, inverse, mirror imageNear Antonyms synonym; analogue (or analog), counterpart; carbon copy, copy, duplicate, replica


counter

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of counter

  1. to strive to reduce or eliminate efforts to counter poverty in every sector of our country Synonyms battle, combat, contend (with), fight, oppose, oppugnRelated Words baffle, checkmate, foil, frustrate, resist, thwart, withstand; confront, defy, face, meetNear Antonyms abide, bear, endure, suffer; advocate, back, champion, endorse (also indorse), support, upholdAntonyms advance, cultivate, encourage, forward, foster, further, nourish, nurture, promote


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