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Definitions of counter
adv. - A prefix meaning contrary, opposite, in opposition; as, counteract, counterbalance, countercheck. See Counter, adv. & a. 2
v. t. - One who counts, or reckons up; a calculator; a reckoner. 2
v. t. - A piece of metal, ivory, wood, or bone, used in reckoning, in keeping account of games, etc. 2
v. t. - Money; coin; -- used in contempt. 2
v. t. - A prison; either of two prisons formerly in London. 2
v. t. - A telltale; a contrivance attached to an engine, printing press, or other machine, for the purpose of counting the revolutions or the pulsations. 2
v. t. - A table or board on which money is counted and over which business is transacted; a long, narrow table or bench, on which goods are laid for examination by purchasers, or on which they are weighed or measured. 2
adv. - Contrary; in opposition; in an opposite direction; contrariwise; -- used chiefly with run or go. 2
adv. - In the wrong way; contrary to the right course; as, a hound that runs counter. 2
adv. - At or against the front or face. 2
a. - Contrary; opposite; contrasted; opposed; adverse; antagonistic; as, a counter current; a counter revolution; a counter poison; a counter agent; counter fugue. 2
adv. - The after part of a vessel's body, from the water line to the stern, -- below and somewhat forward of the stern proper. 2
adv. - Same as Contra. Formerly used to designate any under part which served for contrast to a principal part, but now used as equivalent to counter tenor. 2
adv. - The breast, or that part of a horse between the shoulders and under the neck. 2
adv. - The back leather or heel part of a boot. 2
n. - An encounter. 2
v. i. - To return a blow while receiving one, as in boxing. 2

The word "counter" uses 7 letters: C E N O R T U.

Direct anagrams of counter:
  cornute   recount   trounce

Words formed by adding one letter before or after counter (in bold), or to cenortu in any order:
a -   courante   outrance   d -   cornuted   trounced   f -   confuter   i -   neurotic   unerotic   n -   nocturne   r -   trouncer   s -   construe   counters   recounts   trounces  

Shorter words found within counter:
cent   cento   centu   cero   con   cone   conte   cor   core   corn   cornet   cornu   cot   cote   count   court   couter   crone   cruet   cue   cunt   cur   cure   curet   curn   curt   cut   cute   cuter   ecru   ecu   en   eon   er   ern   eruct   et   euro   ne   net   no   nor   not   note   noter   nu   nut   oe   on   once   one   or   orc   ore   ort   ounce   our   out   outer   outre   re   rec   recon   recto   recut   rent   ret   roc   roe   rot   rote   roue   rouen   rout   route   rue   run   rune   runt   rut   ten   tenor   tenour   tern   to   toe   ton   tone   toner   tor   torc   tore   torn   tour   trone   truce   true   tun   tune   tuner   turn   un   unco   unto   urn   ut  

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