counterpose

[ 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.

Origin of counterpose

First recorded in 1585–95; counter- + (pro)pose
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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