CIA director John Brennan has countered that he believed once all the facts came to light he would be vindicated.
"If I may interject, Judge, they find YOU difficult and challenging, more than your colleagues," Graham countered.
Colbert Busch countered that the race is about whom voters can trust.
Fact checked, found to be correct, and countered with an utterly naive opinion.
Bennett countered, citing the president's “pathetic” effort to pass a jobs bill.
"What I set out to say was that when you get the wrong mate you know it," he countered hastily.
"Yet you expected to take care of possible leaks, you know," I countered.
But Nancy had countered every protest with an irresistible appeal.
But this blow, whether it fell on him by discovery or by confession, could not be countered.
"Well, in that case, I'll spare his life," he countered boldly.
mid-14c., "table where a money lender does business," from Old French contouer, comptoir (14c.) "counting room, table of a bank," from Medieval Latin computatorium "place of accounts," from Latin computatus, past participle of computare (see compute). Generalized 19c. from banks to shops, then extended to display cases for goods. Phrase under the counter is from 1926.
"go against," late 14c., from Old French countre "facing opposite" (see counter-). Related: Countered; countering. As an adverb, from mid-15c.; as an adjective, from 1590s.
counter count·er (koun'tər)
One that counts, especially an electronic or mechanical device that automatically counts occurrences or repetitions of phenomena or events.