Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun countermove

1 sense of countermove

Sense 1
counterattack, countermove -- (an attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc.)
       => attack, onslaught, onset, onrush -- ((military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons); "the attack began at dawn")

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