counter

counter
I noun
1) (in shop) Ladentisch, der; (in cafeteria, restaurant, train) Büfett, das; (in post office, bank) Schalter, der

counter clerk — Schalterbeamte, der/-beamtin, die

[buy/sell something] under the counter — (fig.) [etwas] unter dem Ladentisch [kaufen/verkaufen]

2) (disc for games) Spielmarke, die
3) (apparatus for counting) Zähler, der
II 1. adjective
entgegengesetzt; Gegen-/gegen-
2. transitive verb
1) (oppose, contradict) begegnen (+ Dat.)
2) (take action against) kontern
3. intransitive verb
(take opposing action) antworten
4. adverb

act counter to — zuwiderhandeln (+ Dat.)

go counter to — zuwiderlaufen (+ Dat.)

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I noun 0. see count II II 1. adverb
((with to) in the opposite direction or manner to: The election is running counter to the forecasts.) entgegengesetzt
2. verb
(to meet or answer (a stroke or move etc by another): He successfully countered all criticisms.) kontern
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III noun
(a kind of table or surface on which goods are laid: Can you get me some sweets from the confectionery counter?) der Ladentisch
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count·er1
[ˈkaʊntəʳ, AM -t̬ɚ]
n
1. (service point) Theke f; (in shop) [Laden]theke f, Ladentisch m; (in bar, restaurant) Theke f; (in bank, post office) Schalter m
[kitchen] \counter AM (worktop) [Küchen]arbeitsplatte f
bargaining \counter Verhandlungsbasis f
over the \counter rezeptfrei
over-the-\counter market STOCKEX Freiverkehr[smarkt] m (für nicht im offiziellen Börsenhandel zugelassene Aktien)
under the \counter (fig) unterm Ladentisch
2. (person who counts) Zähler(in) m(f); (machine that counts) Zählwerk nt
3. (disc) Spielmarke f
4. (factor) Zähler m
count·er2
[ˈkaʊntəʳ, AM -t̬ɚ]
I. vt
to \counter sb's arguments jds Argumenten widersprechen
to \counter sb's instructions/orders jds Instruktionen/Befehle aufheben
to \counter a loss/death/divorce einen Verlust/Tod/eine Scheidung wettmachen [o ausgleichen
II. vi (oppose)
to \counter with sth mit etw dat kontern; SPORT (react by scoring) kontern
III. adv inv entgegen
to act \counter to sth etw dat zuwiderhandeln
to run \counter to sth etw dat zuwiderlaufen
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['kaʊntə(r)]
1. n
1) (in shop) Ladentisch m, Tresen m (N Ger); (in café) Theke f; (in bank, post office) Schalter m

to sell/buy sth under/over the counter — etw unter dem/über den Ladentisch verkaufen/bekommen

medicines which can be bought over the counter — Medikamente, die man rezeptfrei bekommt

under-the-counter deals (fig) — dunkle Geschäfte pl, Schiebereien pl

2) (= small disc for games) Spielmarke f
3) (TECH) Zähler m
4) (SPORT, FENCING) Parade f; (BOXING ALSO) Konter m
5) (= reply) Entgegnung f, Erwiderung f, Replik f (geh)
6) (= opposing force) Gegengewicht nt (to zu)
2. vt
(= retaliate against) antworten auf (+acc), kontern (ALSO SPORT)

how dare you counter my orders! (= countermand) — wie können Sie es wagen, meine Anweisungen or (Mil) Befehle aufzuheben

to counter the loss — den Verlust wettmachen or ausgleichen

3. vi
kontern (ALSO SPORT)
4. adv

counter to — gegen (+acc)

to go or run counter to sb's wishes — jds Wünschen (dat) zuwiderlaufen

the results are counter to expectations — die Ergebnisse widersprechen den Erwartungen

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counter1 [ˈkaʊntə(r)]
A s
1. Ladentisch m:
sell over the counter
a) Feuerwerkskörper etc frei verkaufen,
b) Medikamente rezeptfrei verkaufen,
c) Börse: US im freien Verkehr oder freihändig verkaufen;
under the counter
a) unter dem Ladentisch, im Schleichhandel,
b) unter der Hand, heimlich
2. Theke f (im Wirtshaus etc)
3. Schalter m (in der Bank, Post):
counter clerk Schalterangestellte(r) m/f(m), -beamte(r) m, -beamtin f
4. WIRTSCH Schranke f (an der Börse)
5. HIST oder obs (Schuld)Gefängnis n
B adj rezeptfrei (Medikament)
counter2 [ˈkaʊntə(r)] s
1. Zähler(in)
2. TECH Zähler m, Zählgerät n, -vorrichtung f, -werk n
3. scaler 2
4. Spielmarke f, Jeton m
5. Zählperle f, -kugel f (einer Kinderrechenmaschine)
counter3 [ˈkaʊntə(r)]
A adv
1. in entgegengesetzter Richtung, verkehrt
2. fig im Widerspruch, im Gegensatz (beide:
to zu):
counter to wider (akk), zuwider (dat), entgegen (dat);
run (oder go) counter to sth einer Sache zuwiderlaufen;
run (oder go) counter to a plan einen Plan durchkreuzen
B adj Gegen…, entgegengesetzt
C s
1. Gegenteil n
2. Boxen:
a) Kontern n
b) Konter m
3. Fechten: Konterparade f
4. Eis-, Rollkunstlauf: Gegenwende f
5. SCHIFF Gilling f, Gillung f
6. TYPO Bunze f
7. VET, ZOOL Brustgrube f (des Pferdes)
8. countershaft
9. countertenor
10. counterbalance A 1
D v/t
1. entgegenwirken (dat), einen Plan durchkreuzen
2. zuwiderhandeln (dat)
3. entgegentreten (dat), widersprechen (dat), entgegnen (dat), bekämpfen
4. MIL abwehren
5. besonders SPORT einen Schlag, Zug etc mit einem Gegenschlag oder -zug beantworten, kontern (auch fig:
that dass)
6. counterbalance B 1
E v/i besonders SPORT kontern (with mit) (auch fig)
counter4 [ˈkaʊntə(r)] obs für encounter
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I noun
1) (in shop) Ladentisch, der; (in cafeteria, restaurant, train) Büfett, das; (in post office, bank) Schalter, der

counter clerk — Schalterbeamte, der/-beamtin, die

[buy/sell something] under the counter — (fig.) [etwas] unter dem Ladentisch [kaufen/verkaufen]

2) (disc for games) Spielmarke, die
3) (apparatus for counting) Zähler, der
II 1. adjective
entgegengesetzt; Gegen-/gegen-
2. transitive verb
1) (oppose, contradict) begegnen (+ Dat.)
2) (take action against) kontern
3. intransitive verb
(take opposing action) antworten
4. adverb

act counter to — zuwiderhandeln (+ Dat.)

go counter to — zuwiderlaufen (+ Dat.)

* * *
(shop) n.
Ladentisch m. (store) n.
Ladentisch m. n.
Zähler - m. pref.
Konter- präfix. v.
kontern v.

English-german dictionary. 2013.

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