Definitions For Counter


  • A return punch (especially by a boxer)
  • A piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers
  • Table consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
  • A calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens
  • A piece of leather forming the back of a shoe or boot
  • 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
  • (computer science) a register whose contents go through a regular series of states (usually states indicating consecutive integers)
  • A quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
  • A person who counts things
  • To do something in defense or in response to something
  • To make (something) less effective or ineffective
  • To say (something) in response to something that another person has said


  • Speak in response
  • Act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
  • In a way that goes against or does not agree with something


  • Indicating opposition or resistance


  • In the opposite direction

Is Counter a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Counter is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Counter in a Sentence

  • When they blamed him for the collapse of the bridge, he countered that his warnings about the bridge had been ignored.
  • “I could say the same thing about you,” she countered.
  • After she made her point, he could not counter with anything.
  • Was unprepared for such a strong counter campaign by opponents of the legislative bill

Synonyms for Counter

Antonyms for Counter

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