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    Definition
    (noun) table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted Definition
    (noun) game equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games Definition
    (noun) a calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens
    Synonyms : tabulator
    Definition
    (noun) a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers
    Synonyms : buffet , sideboard
    Definition
    (noun) a person who counts things Definition
    (noun) a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
    Example Sentence
    • it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher
    Definition
    (noun) (computer science) a register whose contents go through a regular series of states (usually states indicating consecutive integers) Definition
    (noun) a piece of leather forming the back of a shoe or boot
    Synonyms : heel counter
    Example Sentence
    • a counter may be used to stiffen the material around the heel and to give support to the foot
    Definition
    (noun) a return punch (especially by a boxer)
    Synonyms : counterpunch , parry
    Definition
    (verb) speak in response
    Example Sentence
    • He countered with some very persuasive arguments
    Definition
    (verb) act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
    Synonyms : anticipate , foresee , forestall
    Definition
    (adj) indicating opposition or resistance
    Synonyms : antagonistic
    Definition
    (adv) in the opposite direction
    Example Sentence
    • run counter
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