counterchange

[ koun-ter-cheynj ]
/ ˌkaʊn tərˈtʃeɪndʒ /
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verb (used with object), coun·ter·changed, coun·ter·chang·ing.

to cause to change places, qualities, etc.; interchange.
to diversify; checker.

Nearby words

  1. counterbid,
  2. counterblast,
  3. counterblow,
  4. counterbore,
  5. counterbrace,
  6. countercharge,
  7. countercheck,
  8. counterclaim,
  9. counterclockwise,
  10. counterconditioning

Origin of counterchange

First recorded in 1885–90; counter- + change

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British Dictionary definitions for counterchange

counterchange

/ (ˌkaʊntəˈtʃeɪndʒ) /

verb (tr)

to change parts, qualities, etc
poetic to chequer, as with contrasting colours
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