What does counterpart mean?

Definitions for counterpart
ˈkaʊn tərˌpɑrtcoun·ter·part

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word counterpart.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. counterpart, opposite number, vis-a-vis(noun)

    a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another

  2. counterpart, similitude, twin(noun)

    a duplicate copy

Wiktionary

  1. counterpart(Noun)

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

    Those brass knobs and their hollow counterparts interlock perfectly

  2. counterpart(Noun)

    A duplicate of a legal document.

  3. counterpart(Noun)

    One which resembles another

  4. counterpart(Noun)

    One which has corresponding functions or characteristics.

  5. 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".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Counterpart(noun)

    a part corresponding to another part; anything which answers, or corresponds, to another; a copy; a duplicate; a facsimile

  2. Counterpart(noun)

    one of two corresponding copies of an instrument; a duplicate

  3. Counterpart(noun)

    a person who closely resembles another

  4. Counterpart(noun)

    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

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'counterpart' in Nouns Frequency: #2075

How to pronounce counterpart?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say counterpart in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of counterpart in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of counterpart in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of counterpart in a Sentence

  1. Mark Hopkins, The Forbes Book of Business Quotations:

    Language is the picture and counterpart of thought.

  2. Bernard Cazeneuve:

    I think we need to go further, and I've asked my British counterpart for an additional effort by his services.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    You pick up the phone and talk to your counterpart, operating in harsh environments, we find we have a lot more in common than we do differences.

  4. New York Fed:

    The platform provides a model-based counterpart to the more routine analysis at the bank, which has traditionally been based on expert knowledge.

  5. United States:

    They have not identified which companies this means but I'm sure, knowing the Chinese as I do, that they will do counterpart targeting matching the United States.

Images & Illustrations of counterpart

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Translations for counterpart

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • еш, двойник, копие, дубликатBulgarian
  • stejnopis, protějšekCzech
  • Pendant, Kopie, Gegenstück, Ebenbild, DuplikatGerman
  • homólogo, homólogaSpanish
  • رونوشتPersian
  • rinnakkaiskappale, vastinkappale, vastine, vastakappaleFinnish
  • homologueFrench
  • hasonmásHungarian
  • hāngaitangaMāori
  • equivalent, tegenhanger, duplikaat, evenknie, gelijke, pendant, tegenpartij, complement, tegenspelerDutch
  • odpowiednikPolish
  • sósiaPortuguese
  • контрагент, аналог, двойник, копия, дубликат, коллегаRussian

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