countercharge[ko̵unt′ər c̸härj′; for v., also ko̵unt′ər c̸härj′]
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- a charge in answer to another charge or against the accuser
- an attack in return
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A charge in opposition to another charge.verb coun·ter·charged, coun·ter·charg·ing, coun·ter·charg·es verb, transitive
To bring a charge against (one's accuser).verb, intransitive
To make a countercharge.