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1. counterattack

noun. ['ˈkaʊntɝəˌtæk, ˈkaʊnɝəˌtæk'] an attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc..

Synonyms

  • onset
  • onrush
  • riposte
  • countermove
  • attack

Antonyms

  • evolution
  • struggle
  • rebuff
  • recalcitrate

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Rhymes with Counterattack

  • counterattack
  • deltak
  • fitak
  • hackmatack
  • haystack
  • smokestack

Sentences with counterattack


1. Noun, singular or mass
Once you identify the most likely source of the problem, you'll need to mount a counterattack.

2. Verb, base form
Now get ready to counterattack.

2. counterattack

verb. ['ˈkaʊntɝəˌtæk, ˈkaʊnɝəˌtæk'] make a counterattack.

Synonyms

  • counterstrike
  • assail

Antonyms

  • hold out
  • stand firm
  • repulse

3. counterattack

noun. ['ˈkaʊntɝəˌtæk, ˈkaʊnɝəˌtæk'] (chess) an attack that is intended to counter the opponent's advantage in another part of the board.

Synonyms

  • counterplay

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • end
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