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Meaning of COUNTERATTACK

Pronunciation:  [n]'kawnturu`tak, [v]`kawnturu'tak, 'ka√Ľnturu`tak

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc.
  2. [v]  make a counterattack
 

COUNTERATTACK is a 13 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: countermove, counterstrike
 
 See Also: assail, attack, attack, onrush, onset, onslaught

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aggravated assault, aggression, amphibious attack, armed assault, assailing, assailment, assault, attack, backfire, banzai attack, blitz, blitzkrieg, breakthrough, charge, comeback, counterblast, counterblow, counterfire, counterinsurgency, countermeasure, counteroffensive, counterrevolution, counterstep, counterstroke, coup de main, crippling attack, dead set at, defense, descent on, diversion, diversionary attack, drive, flank attack, frontal attack, gas attack, head-on attack, infiltration, lightning attack, lightning war, mass attack, megadeath, mugging, offense, offensive, onset, onslaught, overkill, panzer warfare, push, retort, run against, run at, rush, sally, shock tactics, sortie, strike, unprovoked assault
 

 

 

 

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