an offer proposed in response to one that is unsatisfactory
An offer made in return by one who rejects an unsatisfactory offer.
- An offer made in reply to an unacceptable offer
(third-person singular simple present counteroffers, present participle counteroffering, simple past and past participle counteroffered)
- To offer as a counteroffer.
counter- + offer
counteroffer - Legal Definition
An offeree’s counterproposal to a contract offer. Such a proposal constitutes a rejection of the original offer as well as an offer for the original offeree to consider.