[ 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.

Nearby words

  1. counterplea,
  2. counterplot,
  3. counterpoint,
  4. counterpoise,
  5. counterpoise bridge,
  6. counterpressure,
  7. counterproductive,
  8. counterprogram,
  9. counterproof,
  10. counterpropaganda

Origin of counterpose

First recorded in 1585–95; counter- + (pro)pose Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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