from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A charge in opposition to another charge.
- transitive v. To bring a charge against (one's accuser).
- intransitive v. To make a countercharge.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An accusation against an opponent in an argument in response to the opponent's accusations.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An opposing charge.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To charge in return; make an accusation against (one's accuser).
- n. An opposing charge; specifically, a charge made by an accused person against his accuser.
- In decoration, to arrange (a design) so that elements may be repeated by simple reversion; to reverse (a design).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a retaliatory charge
- n. a charge brought by an accused person against the accuser
counter- + charge (Wiktionary)