Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

counterplea

[koun-ter-plee]
See more synonyms for counterplea on Thesaurus.com
noun Law.
  1. an answering plea, as a plaintiff's response to a defendant's plea.
Show More

Origin of counterplea

First recorded in 1555–65; counter- + plea
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018