[ koun-ter-pohz ]
/ ˌkaʊn tərˈpoʊz /
verb (used with object), coun·ter·posed, coun·ter·pos·ing.
to offer or place in opposition, response, or contrast.
outweigh, neutralize, equal, negate, counteract, balance, counterpoise, account, countervail, redeem, charge, recompense, equalize, requite, equipoise
- counterpoise bridge,
Origin of counterpose
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Examples from the Web for counterpose
To the fighting "Holy Alliances" of the governments, we counterpose the brotherhood of the free spirits of the world!The Forerunners|Romain Rolland