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Definitions of counterattack:
  • noun:   (chess) an attack that is intended to counter the opponent's advantage in another part of the board
  • noun:   an attack by a defending force against an attacking enemy force in order to regain lost ground or cut off enemy advance units etc.
  • verb:   make a counterattack

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