View definitions for countering


adjective as in counteractive

Discover More

Example Sentences

Mobile news organization NowThis is announcing a bit of counter-programming for next week’s presidential election — it’s partnering with meditation app Calm to create a live stream for anyone who needs relief from the stress of Election Day news.

The explanation appears to counter some of the agency’s public comments, which described “aggressive enforcement” against homes that failed to practice proper infection-control protocols.

So, you know, for example, for dangerous organizations, we have many people with backgrounds in counter terrorism.

To counter the ill effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the Fed has taken extraordinary measures in support of economic stimulus packages—and alternative investments, like gold and Bitcoin, are soaring.

From Fortune

It was a tiny place with a four-stool counter and just a few tables.

From Ozy

Experts say use of website appears aimed at countering Western media.

Regardless, significant amounts of energy and resources were spent countering this narrative on the campaign trail.

This vast sweep of subject-matter has a grand effect of countering any tendency to polemic or sectarianism.

The Romney campaign is already countering that the actual bankruptcy and layoffs didn't take place until after Romney left Bain.

Kotkin is particularly good at countering casual assumptions with larger data patterns.

Again and again, by feint of foot and hand and body he continued to inveigle Sandel into leaping back, ducking, or countering.

Mr. Hennesy's acting was finished in leading and countering, but sadly deficient in guarding and side-stepping.

The only other handweapon capable of countering it is another quarterstaff.

Turnbull was still engaged in countering and pommelling with the third young man.

Commonly its attitude is entirely pugilistic; two blunt fists rallying and countering.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to countering, such as: checking, counterproductive, counter to, interfering, and opposite.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.