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  • as inoppose
  • as indiffer
  • as indisagree

synonyms for run counter to

  • argue
  • assail
  • attack
  • debate
  • defy
  • deny
  • disagree
  • dispute
  • face
  • fight
  • prevent
  • protest
  • resist
  • assault
  • bar
  • battle
  • bombard
  • check
  • combat
  • confront
  • contradict
  • controvert
  • counter
  • counterattack
  • cross
  • disapprove
  • encounter
  • expose
  • gainsay
  • hinder
  • neutralize
  • reverse
  • taunt
  • thwart
  • withstand
  • call in question
  • face down
  • fly in the face of
  • frown at
  • not countenance
  • search out
  • speak against
  • stand up to
  • take a stand
  • take issue
  • take on
  • turn the tables
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antonyms for run counter to

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  • accept
  • agree
  • aid
  • allow
  • comply
  • give in
  • go along
  • harmonize
  • help
  • retreat
  • support
  • surrender
  • yield
  • approve
  • assist
  • encourage
  • forward
  • make peace
  • permit
  • favor
  • join
  • participate
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How to use run counter to in a sentence

Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
On to Gaba Tepe just in time to see the opening, the climax and the end of the dreaded Turkish counter attack.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
A few, very few, little dots had run back over that green patch—the others had passed down into the world of darkness.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
But if what I told him were true, he was still at a loss how a kingdom could run out of its estate like a private person.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The controlling leaders being out of gear the machine did not run smoothly: there was nothing but friction and tension.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Something remote and ancient stirred in her, something that was not of herself To-day, something half primitive, half barbaric.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
To-day I'm more dead than alive, as we had a lesson from him yesterday that lasted four hours.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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