Definition of Countercharge

1. Noun. A charge brought by an accused person against the accuser.

Generic synonyms: Accusation, Charge

2. Noun. A retaliatory charge.
Generic synonyms: Charge

Definition of Countercharge

1. n. An opposing charge.

Definition of Countercharge

1. Noun. An accusation against an opponent in an argument in response to the opponent's accusations. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Countercharge

1. [v -CHARGED, -CHARGING, -CHARGES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Countercharge

countercases
countercast
countercaster
countercasters
countercasts
countercathectic
countercathexis
countercation
countercations
counterchallenge
counterchallenges
counterchange
counterchanged
counterchanges
counterchanging
countercharge (current term)
countercharged
countercharges
countercharging
countercharm
countercharms
countercheck
counterchecked
counterchecking
counterchecks
counterclaim
counterclaimant
counterclaimants
counterclaimed
counterclaiming

Literary usage of Countercharge

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1. The Battle of Stone's River Near Murfreesboro', Tenn. December 30, 1862, to by Alexander F. Stevenson (1884)
"Wagner's countercharge. — Preston's and Palmer's brigades attack the Union Lines. ... countercharge ..."

2. Reminiscences of the Civil War by John Brown Gordon (1903)
"... armies—Ewell's repulse—A rapid countercharge—A strange predicament—The Union centre broken—Unprecedented movement which saved the Confederate troops. ..."

3. New England and the Bavarian Illuminati by Vernon Stauffer (1918)
"ATTEMPTS OF DEMOCRATS TO FIX THE countercharge OF ILLUMINISM UPON THE FEDERALISTS By 1798 and 1799 the alignment of political parties in New England had ..."

4. Reports of Cases Decided by the English Courts: With Notes and References to by Nathaniel Cleveland Moak, John Thomas Cook (1875)
"If in cases where there is a countercharge, and the party who would have preferred and proved it is incapacitated from doing so by unsoundness of mind, ..."

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