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Present participle for to speak in opposition to
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“Cerberus growled but did not counter with a retort of any kind.”
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Present participle for to act in opposition to
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“The cat would try to whack the snake's head with her paw, and the snake would counter with a lunge at her face.”
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Present participle for to ward off or put up an opposition to (an attack)
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“It is of the highest priority for the network security management to counter against such attacks in a timely and pre-emptive manner.”
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Present participle for to frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
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“Already, legal moves are underway to counter the plan.”
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Present participle for to respond to something someone has said or written
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Present participle for to neutralize or cancel by exerting an opposite and equal force
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Present participle for to respond to a gesture or action with a corresponding one
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Present participle for to differ strikingly or to be an unsuitable match
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Present participle for to compete eagerly with someone in order to do or achieve something
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Present participle for to take action
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Present participle for to have a negative impact, thwarting one's intentions or goals
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Present participle for to harmonize or work well with something else
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Present participle for to give force or effect toward
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The prevention of the progress, success, or fulfillment of something
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An instance of rebutting a claim or an accusation
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Adjective
Nullifying, checking, or countering an action or effect
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