countercharge(redirected from countercharged)
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counterchargeverb abnegate, answer, answer back, be respondent, be responsive, confute, contradict, counter, defend, negate, oppose by contrary proof, provide the answer, rebut, rebut the charge, recriminate, refute, refuteby argument, rejoin, reply, respond, respond conclusively, retort, riposte, say in reply
Associated concepts: counterclaim, cross-claim
See also: accusation, answer, charge, confutation, contradiction, count, counterargument, counterclaim, diatribe, impeachment, objection, rebut, recriminate, rejoinder, respond, response, retort, return