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Definition of Counter

  • A prefix meaning contrary opposite in opposition; as, counteract, counterbalance, countercheck. See Counter adv. & a.

How to use counter in a sentence. Counter pronunciation.

The counter- reformation was far from being unaffected by the preceding reformation, although it understood religious earnestness in quite another sense, and sought, not to eliminate heathenism from the cultus, but to animate it with new life.
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The facts which he brings seem certainly overwhelming; of course, they can only be met by counter- facts; and our knowledge does not enable us either to corroborate or refute his statements.
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Mr Bell notes the objection to this interpretation, that the words are put into the mouth, not of the poet, but of the Clerk; and meets it by the counter- objection, that the Clerk, being a purely imaginary personage, could not have learned the story at Padua from Petrarch - and therefore that Chaucer must have departed from the dramatic assumption maintained in the rest of the dialogue.
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And unlike their Mole counter- parts, they were awake the entire time, focused on their mission.
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The valuable part of our experience was exactly in this: a glimpse of an army in action after it had been through all the vicissitudes that an army may have in marching and counter- marching and attack.
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I could lose an arm without a tear, and with few groans, methinks, be quartered into pieces; yet can I weep most seriously at a play, and receive with a true passion the counter- feit griefs of those known and professed impostures.
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Yet even the best preaching comes only on Sundays, and there are six days between of other sorts of suggestion, which are often counter- suggestions, so that it is no wonder we lag so far behind our Sabbath- day ideals.
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But we must not commence the counter- revolution until we are certain of effecting it.
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Referring to Jonson's Poetaster, and to Satiromastix, the counter- attack, we find a passage in the Cambridge play, The Return from Parnassus (about 1602).
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Just as thousands of people have trouble with their glasses because they were fitted by an _optician_- "over the counter,"- instead of having an _oculist prescribe_ for them.
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Examples of Counter

Example #1
The passover alone continues in the Priestly Code also to be a sacrificial meal, and participation therein to be restricted to the family or a limited society.
Example #2
But this is a development which harmonises much more with the old idea of an offering as a communion between God and man than does the other self-sufficing general churchly sacrifice.
Example #3
The chief argument used against them seems to us, at least, to show that for some cause or other the working classes were prosperous enough.
Example #4
The introductory chapter, in which he proves to his own satisfaction the correctness of his opinion, is well worth the study of our political economists.
Example #5
And when this Yeoman had this tale told Unto our Host, he said; "Ben'dicite!
Example #6
Instances could be adduced from Chaucer's writings to show that such a sudden "departure from the dramatic assumption" would not be unexampled: witness the "aside" in The Wife of Bath's Prologue, where, after the jolly Dame has asserted that "half so boldly there can no man swear and lie as a woman can", the poet hastens to interpose, in his own person, these two lines: "I say not this by wives that be wise, But if it be when they them misadvise.