counter

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkaʊntər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkaʊntɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kountər)


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counter

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [marble, linoleum, wood] counter
  2. the [kitchen, bathroom] counter
  3. the [store, shop, drinks, service, take-away] counter
  4. the [check-in, bag drop, information] counter
  5. set the [milk, book, key] on the counter
  6. the [milk] is on the counter
  7. did you [check, look on] the counter?
  8. sat down at the counter
  9. got up from the counter
  10. was [serving, working] behind the counter
  11. [take, bring] your goods to the checkout counter
  12. [is available, can be bought] over the counter
  13. a counter to his [move, strategy]
  14. was an exact counter
  15. a counter to his offer
  16. the counter [struck, counted down to] zero
  17. [a mileage, an accident, a death, a visitor] counter
  18. according to the Geiger counter
  19. the [board, game, set] is [two] counters short
v
  1. counter his [attack, punch, strike, advances]
  2. counter his [offer, proposition] (with)
  3. counter with (better) [facts, statistics, information]
  4. countered by [saying, arguing, pointing out] that
  5. counter [the claims, their criticism, her arguments, the accusations]
  6. counter the [load, weight]
  7. countered or [rejected, responded]
  8. [can, could, will] be countered
additional examples
  1. counter his [attack, punch, strike, advances]
  2. a [marble, linoleum, wood] counter
  3. a counter-[attack, proposal, argument, clockwise]
  4. counter his [offer, proposition] (with)
  5. the [kitchen, bathroom] counter
  6. counter- [terrorist, insurgent] measures
  7. counter with (better) [facts, statistics, information]
  8. the [store, shop, drinks, service, take-away] counter
  9. counter- [terrorist] forces
  10. countered by [saying, arguing, pointing out] that
  11. the [check-in, bag drop, information] counter
  12. counter to our [plans, expectations, predictions]
  13. counter [the claims, their criticism, her arguments, the accusations]
  14. set the [milk, book, key] on the counter
  15. the [events, findings, outcome] ran counter to what he had [planned]
  16. counter the [load, weight]
  17. the [milk] is on the counter
  18. counter to [popular, public, common] belief
  19. countered or [rejected, responded]
  20. did you [check, look on] the counter?
  21. is counter-intuitive
  22. [can, could, will] be countered
  23. sat down at the counter
  24. over-the-counter [medication, prescription]
  25. got up from the counter
  26. was [serving, working] behind the counter
  27. [take, bring] your goods to the checkout counter
  28. [is available, can be bought] over the counter
  29. a counter to his [move, strategy]
  30. was an exact counter
  31. a counter to his offer
  32. the counter [struck, counted down to] zero
  33. [a mileage, an accident, a death, a visitor] counter
  34. according to the Geiger counter
  35. the [board, game, set] is [two] counters short
adv
  1. the [events, findings, outcome] ran counter to what he had [planned]
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