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coun·ter3

counter3

 
pronunciation:
kaUn tr
parts of speech:
adverb, verb
part of speech: adverb
definition: in an opposite direction or manner.
He ran on the side of the road counter to the traffic.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: counters, countering, countered
definition: to go against; oppose.
When I suggested bike riding, he countered that idea by saying that it was going to rain.
antonyms:
support
similar words:
oppose