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See definition of countermove on Dictionary.com
  • as incounteraction
  • as incounterattack
  • as incounterblow

synonyms for countermove

  • balance
  • counterattack
  • counterbalance
  • counterblow
  • counteroffensive
  • counterpoise
  • neutralization
  • offset
  • reciprocation
  • reprisal
  • retribution
  • revenge
  • vengeance
  • an eye for an eye
  • counterstrike
  • reprisal
  • retribution
  • revenge
  • counteraction
  • counterblow
  • counteroffensive
  • counterstrike
  • neutralization
  • reciprocation
  • vengeance
  • an eye for an eye

antonyms for countermove

MOST RELEVANT
  • forgiveness
  • pardon
  • sympathy
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How to use countermove in a sentence

The Throg ship came up in a burst of speed, and Shann waited tensely for some countermove from the scout.
STORM OVER WARLOCKANDRE NORTON
Between them she was always conscious of move and countermove.
THE SALAMANDEROWEN JOHNSON
Our countermove—the Tibet Expedition—must have been a crushing and unexpected blow to Russia.
THE UNVEILING OF LHASAEDMUND CANDLER
Edward and Louis, irritated at the success of this countermove, waited patiently and renewed their alliance.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLANDT.F. TOUT
Perhaps Simon would give Sophia some hint about the countermove he must be planning.
THE SARACEN: LAND OF THE INFIDELROBERT SHEA
As early as July 1913 the demonstrations in Ulster led to discussion of a countermove among young men in Dublin.
JOHN REDMOND'S LAST YEARSSTEPHEN GWYNN
He made a false accusation against the dresser, who, on his part, made a countermove.
AT THE COURT OF THE AMRJOHN ALFRED GRAY
He foresaw every movement of his antagonists and met it with a prompt countermove.
THE STRUGGLE FOR MISSOURIJOHN MCELROY
His countermove had to be prompt; some one was coming up the nearest steps.
GIDEON'S BANDGEORGE W. CABLE
This assembly to be made up exclusively of antiques was her countermove.
THE FAITH DOCTOREDWARD EGGLESTON
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO COUNTERMOVE

  • an eye for an eye
  • balance
  • counterattack
  • counterbalance
  • counterblow
  • countermove
  • counteroffensive
  • counterpoise
  • counterstrike
  • neutralization
  • offset
  • reciprocation
  • reprisal
  • retribution
  • revenge
  • vengeance
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.