Meaning of counterattack


Pronunciation: (n.koun'tur-u-tak"v.koun"tur-u-tak', koun'tur-u-tak"), [key]
— n.
  1. an attack made as an offset or reply to another attack.
  2. an attack by a ground combat unit to drive back an enemy attack.
  1. to make a counterattack against.
  1. to deliver a counterattack.
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