Counter in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Counter

to retaliate or react to a typically hostile action

Examples of Counter in a sentence

The politician had to counter the accusations being made against him, but he did not have a suitable defense to do so.  🔊

A boxer will immediately counter a missed attack from his opponent with a punch of his own, making it dangerous to be overly aggressive.  🔊

In a game of chess, almost every move is just a counter for a move made by your opponent, save the initial one.  🔊

An argument is just two people yelling at each other, but a debate is when people offer a counter for points that are made by the opposition.  🔊

Parents often consider it rude for a child to counter them even if they have a point in what they are saying.  🔊

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