counterblow

counterblow
n.

1) to deal, deliver a counterblow

2) a counterblow against, to

* * *
['kaʊntəbləʊ]
deliver a counterblow
to
a counterblow against
to deal

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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  • counterblow — index counterattack Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • counterblow — [kount′ər blō΄] n. a blow given in return …   English World dictionary

  • Counterblow hammer — Counterblow hammer. См. Молоток контрудара. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • counterblow — /kown teuhr bloh /, n. a blow given in return or retaliation, as in boxing. Also called counterpunch. [1625 35; COUNTER + BLOW1] * * * …   Universalium

  • counterblow — noun A blow delivered in return of a previous blow by somebody else, such as an opponent in a boxing match. Syn: counterpunch, return, blow, retaliatory …   Wiktionary

  • counterblow — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The act of retaliating: counteraction, counterattack, reciprocation, reprisal, requital, retaliation, retribution, revenge, tit for tat, vengeance. Idioms: an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, like for like, measure …   English dictionary for students

  • counterblow — n. strike or blow made in retaliation, strike in response to an earlier blow …   English contemporary dictionary

  • counterblow — coun·ter·blow …   English syllables

  • counterblow — coun•ter•blow [[t]ˈkaʊn tərˌbloʊ[/t]] n. a blow given in return or retaliation, as in boxing Also called counterpunch • Etymology: 1625–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • counterblow — /ˈkaʊntəbloʊ/ (say kowntuhbloh) noun an opposing blow …  

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