Nouns (10)

counter, compter
n. a type of small English prison controlled by a sheriff; "Prisoners in a compter were usually dissenters or debtors."
n. table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
n. (computer science) a register whose contents go through a regular series of states (usually states indicating consecutive integers)
heel counter, counter
n. a piece of leather forming the back of a shoe or boot; "a counter may be used to stiffen the material around the heel and to give support to the foot"
n. 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
n. a circular parry
n. a value in programming which keeps track of anything that must be counted
n. a circuit in electronics that counts pulses and generates an output at a specified time

Verbs (5)

v. speak in response; "He countered with some very persuasive arguments"
counter, forestall, foresee, anticipate
v. act in advance of; deal with ahead of time

Adverbs (1)

adv. in the opposite direction; "run counter"

Adjectives (2)

counter, antagonistic
adj. indicating opposition or resistance

Fuzzynyms (47)

stand, rack
n. a support for displaying various articles; "the newspapers were arranged on a rack"
joggle, dowel pin, dowel
n. a fastener that is inserted into holes in two adjacent pieces and holds them together
n. anything from which something can be hung
magnetic pole, pole
n. one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated
n. a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
pole, terminal
n. a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves
n. the principal law-enforcement officer in a county
Teller, Edward Teller
n. United States physicist (born in Hungary) who worked on the first atom bomb and the first hydrogen bomb (1908-2003)
go for, hope
v. intend with some possibility of fulfilment; "I hope to have finished this work by tomorrow evening"
v. consider reasonable or due; "I'm expecting a full explanation as to why these files were destroyed"
wait, await, look, expect
v. look forward to the probable occurrence of; "We were expecting a visit from our relatives"; "She is looking to a promotion"; "he is waiting to be drafted"
foreknow, previse, foresee, anticipate
v. realize beforehand
desire, trust, hope
v. expect and wish; "I trust you will behave better from now on"; "I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise"
mutually exclusive, contradictory
adj. unable to be both true at the same time
untoward, inauspicious, adverse
adj. contrary to your interests or welfare; "adverse circumstances"; "made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions"
opposing, opponent
adj. characterized by active hostility; "opponent (or opposing) armies"
adj. indicating hostility or enmity; "you certainly did me an ill turn"; "ill feelings"; "ill will"
pestilent, pernicious, deadly, baneful
adj. exceedingly harmful
adj. unlike in nature or quality or form or degree; "took different approaches to the problem"; "came to a different conclusion"; "different parts of the country"; "on different sides of the issue"; "this meeting was different from the earlier one"
adj. altogether different in nature or quality or significance; "the medicine's effect was opposite to that intended"; "it is said that opposite characters make a union happiest"- Charles Reade
adj. very opposed in nature or character or purpose; "acts contrary to our code of ethics"; "the facts point to a contrary conclusion"
polar, opposite, diametrical, diametric
adj. characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed; "in diametric contradiction to his claims"; "diametrical (or opposite) points of view"; "opposite meanings"; "extreme and indefensible polar positions"

Synonyms (6)

disconfirming, negative
adj. not indicating the presence of microorganisms or disease or a specific condition; "the HIV test was negative"
adj. marked by a disposition to oppose and contradict; "took perverse satisfaction in foiling her plans"
negative, minus
adj. involving disadvantage or harm; "minus (or negative) factors"
adj. (prefix) reverse of or absence of: "`nonhuman' is a negative term"

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