What is Counter-demand?

Counter-demand definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used with object)
to ask for with proper authority; claim as a right: He demanded payment of the debt.
to ask for peremptorily or urgently: He demanded sanctuary. She demanded that we let her in.

to call for or require as just, proper, or necessary: This task demands patience. Justice demands objectivity.
Law. to lay formal legal claim to. to summon, as to court.

verb (used without object)
to make a demand; inquire; ask.

the act of demanding.
something that is demanded.
an urgent or pressing requirement: demands upon one’s time.

Economics. the desire to purchase, coupled with the power to do so. the quantity of goods that buyers will take at a particular price.

a requisition; a legal claim: The demands of the client could not be met.
the state of being wanted or sought for purchase or use: an article in great demand.
Archaic. inquiry; question.