Definition of Counterattacks

1. Noun. (plural of counterattack); (alternative spelling of counter-attacks nocaps=1) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of counterattack); (alternative spelling of counter-attacks nocaps=1) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Counterattacks

1. counterattack [v] - See also: counterattack

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Counterattacks

counterargues
counterarguing
counterargument
counterarguments
counterattack
counterattacked
counterattacker
counterattackers
counterattacking
counterattacks (current term)
counterattract
counterattracted
counterattracting
counterattraction
counterattractions
counterattractive
counterattracts
counterbalance
counterbalanced
counterbalancer
counterbalancers
counterbalances
counterbalancing
counterbattery

Literary usage of Counterattacks

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Small Unit Actions in World War II in France, Italy and Spain by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"Afternoon counterattacks The Germans made two efforts against the Point during the afternoon, both of them hitting Lieutenant ..."

2. The New York Times Current History (1919)
"Thus counterattacks in which engineers, staff orderlies, labor battalions, and every available man have been engaged have been hurled during the last ..."

3. The Story of the Great War by Francis Joseph Reynolds, Allen Leon Churchill, Leonard Wood, Francis Trevelyan Miller, Austin Melvin Knight, Frederick Palmer, Frank Herbert Simonds, Arthur Brown Ruhl (1920)
"It swayed back and forth, mainly forth, through the inevitable American rebound which came after German counterattacks. Some counterattacks ..."

4. The Story of the Great War by Francis Joseph Reynolds, Allen Leon Churchill, Leonard Wood, Francis Trevelyan Miller, Austin Melvin Knight, Frederick Palmer, Frank Herbert Simonds, Arthur Brown Ruhl (1916)
"Two counterattacks which the Germans made were unsuccessful. ... They also repulsed two German counterattacks in front of Ridge 196, northeast of Mesnil, ..."

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