counterattack

1 definition found

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

counterattack

noun

1: an attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc. [syn: {counterattack}, {countermove}]

2: (chess) an attack that is intended to counter the opponent's advantage in another part of the board [syn: {counterattack}, {counterplay}]

verb

1: make a counterattack [syn: {counterattack}, {counterstrike}]


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