countersue

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coun·ter·sue

 (koun′tər-so͞o′)
tr.v. coun·ter·sued, coun·ter·su·ing, coun·ter·sues Law
To respond to a lawsuit against oneself by suing (the plaintiff).

coun′ter·suit′ (-so͞ot′) n.

countersue

(ˈkaʊntəˌsuː)
vb (tr)
(Law) law to sue (a plaintiff) in response or opposition to a preceding lawsuit
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TransGas countersued, claiming the firm overcharged it for services.
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