from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An opposite step or procedure.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A contrary method of procedure; opposite course of action.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A measure taken to correct an action or situation; movement in the opposite direction.
- noun The movement of dancers around a central point. From Contrapasso (IT)
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Khotanese move against Kashgar and the Qarakhanid counterstep against Khotan must also be evaluated within that context