Definition of Counterstrike

1. Verb. Make a counterattack.

Exact synonyms: Counterattack
Generic synonyms: Assail, Attack
Derivative terms: Counterattack



Definition of Counterstrike

1. Noun. (military sports) The tactic of counterattacking ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To perform a counterstrike. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Counterstrike

1. [v -STRUCK, -STRICKEN, -STRIKING, -STRIKES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Counterstrike

countersteered
countersteering
countersteers
counterstep
countersteps
counterstereotypical
counterstimulation
counterstories
counterstory
counterstrategies
counterstrategy
counterstream
counterstreaming
counterstreams
counterstricken
counterstrike (current term)
counterstrikes
counterstriking
counterstroke
counterstrokes
counterstruck
counterstudies
counterstudy
counterstyle
counterstyles
countersubject
countersubjects
countersubversion
countersue
countersued

Literary usage of Counterstrike

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1. Mediapolis: popular Culture and the Cityby Alex de Jong, Marc Schuilenburg by Alex de Jong, Marc Schuilenburg (2006)
"Velvet-Strike is directed in a peaceful way toward the violence that occurs between terrorists and military units in the well-known game of counterstrike in ..."

2. The New York Times Current History (1919)
"A non-Socialist counterstrike of professional men brought the business life of the city to a standstill. The strike at Halle continued absolute and broke ..."

3. Syria and the Middle East Peace Process by Alasdair Drysdale, Raymond A. Hinnebusch (1991)
"... could invite a preemptive strike, although their dispersal makes it hard for Israel to destroy them all before Syria could launch a counterstrike. ..."

4. Decisive Force: Strategic Bombing in the Gulf War by Richard G. Davis (1998)
"Using an Israeli counterstrike as a wedge to split some or all of the Coalition's Arab member states from the rest of the alliance, he would thereby disrupt ..."

5. High Frontier: The U.S. Air Force & the Military Space Program by Curtis Peebles (1998)
"... could attack the Soviet Union in the certain knowledge that a Soviet counterstrike against the United States would fail. ..."

6. The Lessons of History: The Chinese People's Liberation Army at 75 by Laurie Burkitt, Andrew Scobell, Larry M. Wortzel (2003)
"Any such attack will inevitably result in a retaliatory nuclear counterstrike by China. China has always kept the number of its nuclear weapons at a low ..."

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