Kotkin is particularly good at countering casual assumptions with larger data patterns.
Experts say use of website appears aimed at countering Western media.
This vast sweep of subject-matter has a grand effect of countering any tendency to polemic or sectarianism.
Turnbull was still engaged in countering and pommelling with the third young man.
Then the idea of countering on this acuteness made him good tempered.
The only other handweapon capable of countering it is another quarterstaff.
Various methods of countering these tactics have been devised.
Instead of countering, he uttered a cry of agony, and clutched wildly with both hands at his hat.
They went about their business like lightning, swinging, blocking, countering.
They had evidently been watching and countering his every step.
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.