英 [kant(r)] 美 [kant]
名词 计数器; 柜台; 对立面; (某些棋盘游戏的)筹码
及物动词 反击，还击; 反向移动，对着干; 反驳，回答
不及物动词 逆向移动，对着干; 反驳
副词 反方向地; 背道而驰地
1. He acted counter to old conventions.
1. The ship was slowed down by counter tides.
2. A sally of the tongue may invite a counter sally of the fists.
1. He countered my plan with one of his own.
In a place such as a shop or café a counter is a long narrow table or flat surface at which customers are served.
e.g. ...those fellows we see working behind the counter at our local video rental store.
e.g. ...the cosmetics counter...
If you do something to counter a particular action or process, you do something which has an opposite effect to it or makes it less effective.
e.g. The leadership discussed a plan of economic measures to counter the effects of such a blockade...
e.g. Congestion could be countered by persuading more drivers to get on their bikes...
Something that is a counter to something else has an opposite effect to it or makes it less effective.
e.g. ...NATO"s traditional role as a counter to the military might of the Warsaw pact.
If you counter something that someone has said, you say something which shows that you disagree with them or which proves that they are wrong.
e.g. Both of them had to counter fierce criticism...
e.g. The union countered with letters rebutting the company"s claims...
1. You can pick up your food at the counter.
2. Finally, it conies up with some counter measures to establish the new system of university personnel placement.
3. In his job as sales support associate, Cal helps four busy salespeople at a company that sells flooring, wall-paper, and counter-top materials for kitchens and bathrooms.
4. In two months ago, not to mention counter-offer, the house is no longer on the fare increase.
5. The red zone is defined by the counter picking up the service topic and the lifestyle aspect in the pink area is characterised by a lounge.
6. The border-guard is more concerned that the permit, though signed and counter-signed, has not been rubber-stamped.