coun·​ter·​plan ˈkau̇n-tər-ˌplan How to pronounce counterplan (audio)
: a plan designed to counter another plan
: an alternate or substitute plan

Examples of counterplan in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Also in the news: The trial between Fox News and a voting machine company begins today and Republicans have yet to release a counterplan to the Biden administration's budget proposal. Nicole Fallert, USA TODAY, 18 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1788, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of counterplan was in 1788

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“Counterplan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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