[ noun koun-ter-uh-tak; verb koun-ter-uh-tak, koun-ter-uh-tak ]
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Belgian infantry withstood the assault, and counterattacked.

"You know these Reds better than we," Travis counterattacked.

The Germans counterattacked with fury, but were thrown back on their own lines.

Here the Bulgarians counterattacked bitterly and continuously, but apparently with no success.

It was counterattacked and driven back to its point of departure, which was then carried and held by Italian troops.

In the afternoon the Turks counterattacked; but our guns were too much for them, and they gained nothing.

Already wavering under the American fire, the Germans were counterattacked by the French colonials and driven from the town.

On this date the Germans counterattacked in force against the Canadian positions northwest of Lens.

The Germans lost heavily at every point, especially around the Anzac Ridge, where they counterattacked six times.

The Germans counterattacked at various points on the fighting front, but were unable to make any progress.