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countercharge

coun·ter·charge

countercharge

 
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: kaUn tr charj
definition 1: a charge or accusation made in retaliation against an accuser.
The campaign was an endless series of charges and countercharges.
definition 2: a military ground attack in response to that of an enemy.
 
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
pronunciation: kaUn tr charj
inflections: countercharged, countercharges, countercharging
definition 1: to make a countercharge against (an accuser), or, in retaliation, to allege the commission of (some misdeed).
definition 2: to attack in retaliation to a military charge.