counterpart, opposite number, vis-a-vis(noun)
a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another
counterpart, similitude, twin(noun)
a duplicate copy
Either of two parts that fit together, or complement one another.
Those brass knobs and their hollow counterparts interlock perfectly
A duplicate of a legal document.
One which resembles another
One which has corresponding functions or characteristics.
Origin: Recorded since 1451, originally as countre part "duplicate of a legal document", from contrepartie, itself from contre "facing, opposite" (from contra 'against') + partie "copy of a person or thing," originally past participle of partir "to divide".
a part corresponding to another part; anything which answers, or corresponds, to another; a copy; a duplicate; a facsimile
one of two corresponding copies of an instrument; a duplicate
a person who closely resembles another
a thing may be applied to another thing so as to fit perfectly, as a seal to its impression; hence, a thing which is adapted to another thing, or which supplements it; that which serves to complete or complement anything; hence, a person or thing having qualities lacking in another; an opposite
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Rank popularity for the word 'counterpart' in Nouns Frequency: #2075
The numerical value of counterpart in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of counterpart in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Language is the picture and counterpart of thought.
I think we need to go further, and I've asked my British counterpart for an additional effort by his services.
The main problem is the responsibilities of the European data protection authorities and of the U.S. counterpart, the Federal Trade Commission: they should implement the requirements and deal with the complaints of citizens.
Canned tomatoes contain even more of the antioxidant lycopene than their fresh counterpart, lycopene supports a healthy inflammatory response and has been linked to prostate health, especially when eaten with a small amount of oil to enhance absorption.
The Iran deal demonstrates the value and possibilities that negotiation bring, it demonstrates again our willingness, when we have a willing counterpart, and it demonstrates our flexibility when the DPRK makes a decision that it wants to take a different path.
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- еш, двойник, копие, дубликатBulgarian
- stejnopis, protějšekCzech
- Pendant, Kopie, Gegenstück, Ebenbild, DuplikatGerman
- homólogo, homólogaSpanish
- rinnakkaiskappale, vastinkappale, vastine, vastakappaleFinnish
- equivalent, tegenhanger, duplikaat, evenknie, gelijke, pendant, tegenpartij, complement, tegenspelerDutch
- контрагент, аналог, двойник, копия, дубликат, коллегаRussian
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