from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A move made in opposition or retaliation to another.
- intransitive v. To make a move in retaliation or opposition.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A move in opposition or response to a preceding move.
- v. To move in opposition or in retaliation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A movement in opposition to another.
- v. To move in a contrary direction to.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To move in a contrary direction, or in antagonism to.
- n. A counter-movement.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc.
Was it part of an incredibly intricate scheme for wine-world domination, possibly some sort of prescient countermove against the nascent Chinese interest in the rival region of Bordeaux?
The mechanics inform as a countermove on the lower part of the form the pilots about the fact which measures they have taken in each case, before the airplane starts again.
Mr. Buffett says he is still formulating his countermove and is likely to detail a new questioning system before the next meeting on May 5.
The ending of what had been billed as a three-day fast was the latest move in a game of move and countermove that Mr. Hazare and the government have engaged in over the past several months, as each side tried to portray itself as the motivating force for a clampdown on graft.
When we talk about changing 230, though, we go instantly to the move, countermove.
Standard countermove to Professor Kim: the ISP says, if you make a non-immunity rule, I will take down any content about which I get a complaint.
Nonetheless, Nasdaq's move to assemble a rival bid for the Big Board shows that Mr. Greifeld feels immense pressure to make a countermove after many of his major peers from Toronto to Sydney have announced international combinations.
Now GE, which has 7,000 employees in Germany, is looking to make a countermove.
Saturday's vote is seen as a countermove driven by pro-Russian groups.
But, in a countermove, Mr. Ouattara ordered Ivorian branches of the regional bank to be closed.