countercharge[ko̵unt′ər c̸härj′; for v., also ko̵unt′ər c̸härj′]
A charge in opposition to another charge.
verbcoun·ter·charged, coun·ter·charg·ing, coun·ter·charg·es
To bring a charge against (one's accuser).
To make a countercharge.
- An accusation against an opponent in an argument in response to the opponent's accusations.
(third-person singular simple present countercharges, present participle countercharging, simple past and past participle countercharged)
- (heraldry) To reverse the colors.
counter- + charge