counterpose


coun·ter·pose

verb \ˌkan-tər-ˈpōz\

Definition of COUNTERPOSE

transitive verb
:  to place in opposition, contrast, or equilibrium <counterpose a positive view to the negative assessment>

Origin of COUNTERPOSE

counter- + -pose (as in compose)
First Known Use: 1594

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: counterpotent
Previous Word in the Dictionary: counterpole
All Words Near: counterpose

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up counterpose? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).