verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of counterattack
Examples from the Web for counterattack
Five were recovered in a bloody club fight that morning, and a counterattack might come at any moment.Green Snot and Deadly Snakes: Napoleon Chagnon’s Anthropological Battles|Nick Romeo|February 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It means not developing the strongest defense or counterattack.
As the debate turns to Obamacare, I decide to launch a counterattack.The Presidential Debate as Seen by a Conservative Husband and a Liberal Wife|Susannah Breslin|October 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The interview also provoked a counterattack from the French newsweekly L'Express.
When Hooker ordered a retreat instead of a counterattack, his generals refused to believe it.
They were driven out as the result of a Russian counterattack.
Belgian chasseurs had meanwhile been organizing for a counterattack.
The Germans, however, reconquered the position in a counterattack.
In this counterattack very satisfactory results were obtained by the use of the Duke of Westminster's armored motor cars.
During the night the enemy made several attempts to counterattack, but was successfully repulsed.Canada in Flanders, Volume I (of 3)|Lord Max Aitken Beaverbrook