To delay, hinder, or prevent (someone) from doing something by taking action beforehand.
To engage in or encounter:
To turn backward, in an opposite position or direction, upside down, or inside out
Retaliate is defined as to respond to a wrong by returning the wrong with an equally wrong action.
To see as a probable occurrence; expect:
Rebut is defined as to contradict or oppose.
To set as an opposite in position:
To develop, project, or be situated as an offset.
To nullify is to invalidate something or cancel the effectiveness of something.
To adapt or suit so that a balanced or harmonious result is achieved; cause to correspond:
To assert to be untrue, often by saying the opposite:
To contend is to believe something is a fact or to deal with a challenge.
The hard, inner layer (the endocarp) of certain drupes that are valued for their flesh, such as peaches, cherries, or olives. Not in scientific use.
To say in reply or response
To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
Find another word for countering. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for countering, like: tabling, forestalling, standing, reversing, retaliating, foreseeing, anticipating, responding, rebutting, opposing and offsetting.