counterclaim - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/ˈkaʊntə(r)ˌkleɪm/
singularcounterclaim
pluralcounterclaims
  1. a statement that you make against someone who has made a statement against you, especially in a legal case

derived word

counterclaim

 

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verb [intransitive]
present tense
I/you/we/they
he/she/itcounterclaims
present participlecounterclaiming
past tensecounterclaimed
past participlecounterclaimed