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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 declare to be untrue
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Present participle for say something in answer to a remark, typically in a sharp, angry, or witty manner
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Present participle for to differ strikingly or to be an unsuitable match
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Present participle for to give force or effect toward
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Militating against
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Present participle for to take action
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Present participle for to retaliate
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Present participle for to respond to (a gesture or action) by making a corresponding one
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Present participle for compare, play off
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Setting off
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Present participle for act in response to something
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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
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