Definition of Counterpart

1. Noun. A person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another.

Exact synonyms: Opposite Number, Vis-a-vis
Generic synonyms: Equivalent
Specialized synonyms: Match, Mismatch, Complement



2. Noun. A duplicate copy.
Exact synonyms: Similitude, Twin
Generic synonyms: Duplicate, Duplication
Derivative terms: Twin

Definition of Counterpart

1. n. A part corresponding to another part; anything which answers, or corresponds, to another; a copy; a duplicate; a facsimile.

Definition of Counterpart

1. Noun. Either of two parts that fit together, or complement one another. ¹

2. Noun. (legal) A duplicate of a legal document. ¹

3. Noun. One which resembles another ¹

4. Noun. One which has corresponding functions or characteristics. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Counterpart

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Counterpart

counteroffensives
counteroffer
counteroffered
counteroffering
counteroffers
counteropening
counteroperation
counteroperations
counterorder
counterordered
counterordering
counterorders
counterpane
counterpaned
counterpanes
counterpart (current term)
counterparties
counterparts
counterparty
counterpeize
counterpeople
counterperson
counterpersons
counterpetition
counterpetitions
counterphilosophies
counterphilosophy
counterphobic
counterpicket

Literary usage of Counterpart

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1. Woodfall's Law of Landlord and Tenant by William Woodfall (1890)
"Costs of Lease and counterpart. (a) By whom payable. Costs of lease and counterpart. — The lease and counterpart are usually prepared by the lessor's ..."

2. A General Abridgment of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper by Charles Viner (1793)
"I, TF diere happens to be any variance between the indenture and •*• counterpart, it (hall be taken as the deed of the grantor ¡s; and the other ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Evidence by Simon Greenleaf (1899)
"copy of the original.1 It may further be noticed that when documents of title or obligation are made in counterpart, each counterpart is usually to be ..."

4. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1901)
"1887) was in effect, § 579 whereof provided that "the writ of prohibition is the counterpart of the writ of mandate. It arrests the proceedings of any ..."

5. Roman Law in the Modern World by Charles Phineas Sherman (1922)
"The Corpus Juris Canonici is a counterpart of the Justinian codification as to name. The appellation "Corpus Juris Canonici" to denote the law of the ..."

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