Countercharge Coun"ter*charge` (koun"t?r-ch?rj`), n. An opposing charge. [1913 Webster]

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  • countercharge — I verb abnegate, answer, answer back, be respondent, be responsive, confute, contradict, counter, defend, negate, oppose by contrary proof, provide the answer, rebut, rebut the charge, recriminate, refute, refute by argument, rejoin, reply,… …   Law dictionary

  • countercharge — [kount′ər chärj΄; ] for v., also [ kount΄ər chärj′] n. 1. a charge in answer to another charge or against the accuser 2. an attack in return vt. countercharged, countercharging 1. to attack in return 2. to accuse in return …   English World dictionary

  • countercharge — n. 1) to bring, file, make a countercharge 2) a countercharge against * * * [ kaʊntətʃɑːdʒ] file make a countercharge a countercharge against to bring …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Countercharge — A countercharge or counter charge may be: counter charge (warfare) counter accusation Misspelling of counterchange; in heraldry, transmuting of tinctures This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • countercharge — n. & v. n. a charge or accusation in return for one received. make a countercharge against …   Useful english dictionary

  • countercharge — n. /kown teuhr chahrj /; v. /kown teuhr chahrj , kown teuhr chahrj /, n., v., countercharged, countercharging. n. 1. a charge by an accused person against the accuser. 2. Mil. a retaliatory charge. v.t. 3. to make an accusation against (one s… …   Universalium

  • countercharge — noun An accusation against an opponent in an argument in response to the opponents accusations …   Wiktionary

  • countercharge — coun|ter|charge [ˈkauntəˌtʃa:dʒ US tərˌtʃa:rdʒ] n a statement that says someone has done something wrong, made after they have said that you have done something wrong …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • countercharge — n. charge made by an accused person against his accuser; retaliatory charge or attack v. make an accusation against one s accuser; make a retaliatory charge or attack …   English contemporary dictionary

  • countercharge — noun an accusation made in turn by someone against their accuser …   English new terms dictionary

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