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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 Meat 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. meat

noun. ['ˈmiːt'] the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food.

Synonyms

  • hexadecanoic acid
  • lamb
  • snail
  • variety meat
  • fowl
  • bird
  • pork
  • veal
  • mouton
  • horsemeat
  • escargot
  • organs
  • carbonado
  • cut of meat
  • veau
  • palmitic acid
  • halal
  • pemmican
  • jerky
  • sausage meat
  • cold cuts
  • horseflesh
  • solid food
  • porc
  • food
  • jerked meat
  • boeuf
  • mutton
  • jerk
  • beef
  • dark meat
  • cut
  • raw meat
  • protein
  • red meat
  • game
  • sausage
  • stew meat

Antonyms

  • steady
  • gradual
  • push
  • pull

Etymology

  • mete (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. meat

noun. ['ˈmiːt'] the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone.

Synonyms

  • plant part
  • seed
  • plant structure

Antonyms

  • cheer
  • thicken
  • inflate
  • deflate

Etymology

  • mete (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. meat

noun. ['ˈmiːt'] the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience.

Synonyms

  • core
  • centre
  • sum
  • hypostasis
  • nitty-gritty
  • center
  • bare bones
  • heart and soul
  • cognitive content
  • haecceity
  • pith
  • marrow
  • gist
  • quiddity
  • nub
  • mental object
  • quintessence
  • substance
  • kernel
  • content
  • inwardness
  • essence
  • heart

Antonyms

  • ratite
  • carinate
  • unclean
  • improper

Etymology

  • mete (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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