Counterstep Coun"ter*step` (koun"t?r-st?p`), n. A contrary method of procedure; opposite course of action. [1913 Webster]

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  • counterstep — n., v., counterstepped, counterstepping. * * * …   Universalium

  • counterstep — noun a) A measure taken to correct an action or situation; movement in the opposite direction. b) The movement of dancers around a central point. From Contrapasso (IT) …   Wiktionary

  • counterstep — coun′ter•step n. v. stepped, step•ping …   From formal English to slang

  • counterstep — n., v., counterstepped, counterstepping …   Useful english dictionary

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  • countermeasure — Synonyms and related words: antidote, backfire, comeback, corrective, counteractant, counteractive, counteragent, counterattack, counterblast, counterblow, counterfire, counterinsurgency, counterrevolution, counterstep, counterstroke, cure,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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