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coun·ter·move

 (koun′tər-mo͞ov′)
n.
A move made in opposition or retaliation to another.
intr.v. (koun′tər-mo͞ov′) coun·ter·moved, coun·ter·mov·ing, coun·ter·moves
To make a move in retaliation or opposition.

coun′ter·move′ment n.

countermove

(ˈkaʊntəˌmuːv)
n
an opposing move
vb
to make or do (something) as an opposing move
ˈcounterˌmovement n

coun•ter•move

(n. ˈkaʊn tərˌmuv; v. ˌkaʊn tərˈmuv)
n., v. -moved, -mov•ing. n.
1. a move made in opposition to another move.
v.i., v.t.
2. to move in opposition.
[1855–60]

countermove

An operation undertaken in reaction to or in anticipation of a move by the enemy. See also counterattack.

countermove


Past participle: countermoved
Gerund: countermoving

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
I am countermoving
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they are countermoving
Present Perfect
I have countermoved
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Past Continuous
I was countermoving
you were countermoving
he/she/it was countermoving
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they were countermoving
Past Perfect
I had countermoved
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Future
I will countermove
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Future Perfect
I will have countermoved
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Future Continuous
I will be countermoving
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he/she/it will be countermoving
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you will be countermoving
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been countermoving
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he/she/it has been countermoving
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been countermoving
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he/she/it will have been countermoving
we will have been countermoving
you will have been countermoving
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been countermoving
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he/she/it had been countermoving
we had been countermoving
you had been countermoving
they had been countermoving
Conditional
I would countermove
you would countermove
he/she/it would countermove
we would countermove
you would countermove
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Past Conditional
I would have countermoved
you would have countermoved
he/she/it would have countermoved
we would have countermoved
you would have countermoved
they would have countermoved
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.countermove - an attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc.
attack, onrush, onset, onslaught - (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons); "the attack began at dawn"
riposte - (fencing) a counterattack made immediately after successfully parrying the opponents lunge
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