Word:

counterattack

Noun1.counterattack - an attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc.
Synonyms: countermove
2.counterattack - (chess) an attack that is intended to counter the opponent's advantage in another part of the board
Synonyms: counterplay
Verb1.counterattack - make a counterattack
Synonyms: counterstrike
aggravated assault, aggression, amphibious attack, armed assault, assailing, assailment, assault, attack, backfire, banzai attack, blitz, blitzkrieg, breakthrough, charge, comeback, counterblast, counterblow, counterfire, counterinsurgency, countermeasure, counteroffensive, counterrevolution, counterstep, counterstroke, coup de main, crippling attack, dead set at, defense, descent on, diversion, diversionary attack, drive, flank attack, frontal attack, gas attack, head-on attack, infiltration, lightning attack, lightning war, mass attack, megadeath, mugging, offense, offensive, onset, onslaught, overkill, panzer warfare, push, retort, run against, run at, rush, sally, shock tactics, sortie, strike, unprovoked assault
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counterattraction
Counterbalance
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