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1. counter

noun. ['ˈkaʊntɝ'] table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted.

Synonyms

  • reception desk
  • notions counter
  • countertop
  • bar
  • checkout
  • meat counter
  • checkout counter

Antonyms

  • proliferation
  • free
  • allow
  • permit

Etymology

  • contre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • contra (Latin)
  • countour (Anglo-Norman)
  • conteor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Bean Counter

  • encounter

2. counter

adjective. ['ˈkaʊntɝ'] indicating opposition or resistance.

Synonyms

  • negative

Antonyms

  • positive
  • close up

Etymology

  • contre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • contra (Latin)
  • countour (Anglo-Norman)
  • conteor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. counter

verb. ['ˈkaʊntɝ'] speak in response.

Synonyms

  • reply
  • answer

Antonyms

  • fat person
  • pessimist
  • religious person

Etymology

  • contre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • contra (Latin)
  • countour (Anglo-Norman)
  • conteor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. counter

noun. ['ˈkaʊntɝ'] game equipment (as a piece of wood, plastic, or ivory) used for keeping a count or reserving a space in various card or board games.

Synonyms

  • poker chip
  • game equipment

Antonyms

  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert

Etymology

  • contre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • contra (Latin)
  • countour (Anglo-Norman)
  • conteor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. counter

noun. ['ˈkaʊntɝ'] a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers.

Synonyms

  • cellaret
  • credenza
  • dining room
  • drawer
  • minibar
  • buffet
  • piece of furniture
  • sideboard
  • dining-room
  • shelf
  • article of furniture
  • credence

Antonyms

  • clear
  • stay in place
  • outgo
  • take

Etymology

  • contre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • contra (Latin)
  • countour (Anglo-Norman)
  • conteor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. counter

noun. ['ˈkaʊntɝ'] a calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens.

Synonyms

  • pulse counter
  • calculating machine
  • tabulator

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • confront
  • work
  • disadvantage

Etymology

  • contre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • contra (Latin)
  • countour (Anglo-Norman)
  • conteor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. counter

verb. ['ˈkaʊntɝ'] act in advance of; deal with ahead of time.

Synonyms

  • foresee
  • act
  • move
  • anticipate

Antonyms

  • bad person
  • acquaintance
  • agonist
  • liberator

Etymology

  • contre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • contra (Latin)
  • countour (Anglo-Norman)
  • conteor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. bean

noun. ['ˈbiːn'] any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food.

Synonyms

  • edible bean
  • soya
  • soy
  • soya bean
  • soybean
  • goa bean
  • common bean
  • legume

Antonyms

  • fail
  • leave
  • abstain

Etymology

  • bene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bean (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. bean

noun. ['ˈbiːn'] any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans.

Synonyms

  • divi-divi
  • soya bean
  • soybean
  • algarobilla
  • coumara nut
  • calabar bean
  • horsebean
  • locust pod
  • soy
  • fava bean
  • carob
  • carob bean
  • tonka bean
  • seed
  • algarrobilla
  • locust bean
  • ordeal bean
  • algarroba bean
  • broad bean

Etymology

  • bene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bean (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. bean

verb. ['ˈbiːn'] hit on the head, especially with a pitched baseball.

Etymology

  • bene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bean (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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