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synonyms for counters

  • counteract
  • foil
  • offset
  • oppose
  • resist
  • respond
  • retaliate
  • ward off
  • backtalk
  • beat
  • bilk
  • buck
  • circumvent
  • contravene
  • cross
  • dash
  • disappoint
  • frustrate
  • hinder
  • match
  • meet
  • parry
  • pit
  • return
  • ruin
  • vie
  • counterwork
  • fly in the face of
  • have bone to pick
  • hit back
  • play off
  • take on
  • thumbs down
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antonyms for counters

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  • aid
  • assist
  • help
  • support
  • agree
  • allow
  • divide
  • encourage
  • facilitate
  • permit
  • separate
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How to use counters in a sentence

Mrs. Paula was one of those women that haunted the cheap shops and bargain-counters, and was always in debt.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The counters and sticks seemed to exercise great influence over the congregation, for it was only round them that they gathered.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Among the bones a few galley halfpence, and other coins, were found, as also a considerable number of abbey counters or jettons.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 194, JULY 16, 1853VARIOUS
Besides the cowboys there were several Indians leaning against the counters or sitting lazily on boxes and barrels.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
Shelves and counters were piled with a colorful miscellany of goods calculated to appeal to primitive tastes.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
Noticing how cleanly our flat counters leave the water, Mollett thought—What is the use of having a sharp bow to divide the water?
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
In a variation of this game the players tried to guess the actual number of the counters held in the hand.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
But, further, this reasoning by counters is only suitable to a very limited portion even of our deductive processes.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
Ivan Afanasiitch suddenly raised his head, put out his hand and mixed up the counters.
A DESPERATE CHARACTER AND OTHER STORIESIVAN TURGENEV
Praskovia Ivanovna got out her reckoning beads, and began rattling the counters.
A DESPERATE CHARACTER AND OTHER STORIESIVAN TURGENEV
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WORDS RELATED TO COUNTERS

  • bones
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  • pair of dice
  • shakers
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