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counterpart

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Noun
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CIDE DICTIONARY

counterpartn. 
  •  A part corresponding to another part; anything which answers, or corresponds, to another; a copy; a duplicate; a facsimile.  [1913 Webster]
    "In same things the laws of Normandy agreed with the laws of England, so that they seem to be, as it were, copies or counterparts one of another."  [1913 Webster]
  •  One of two corresponding copies of an instrument; a duplicate.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A person who closely resembles another.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "O counterpart
    Of our soft sex, well are you made our lords.
    "  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

counterpart, n.
1 a a person or thing extremely like another. b a person or thing forming a natural complement or equivalent to another.
2 Law one of two copies of a legal document.

Idiom
counterpart funds US funds etc. in a local currency equivalent to goods etc. received from abroad.

THESAURUS

counterpart

ally, alter ego, analogon, analogue, associate, brother, clone, close copy, close match, coequal, cognate, companion, compeer, complement, congenator, congener, coordinate, correlate, correlative, correspondent, ditto, double, dupe, duplicate, duplication, each other, equal, equipollent, equivalent, facsimile, fellow, image, kindred spirit, like, likeness, match, mate, model, near duplicate, obverse, one another, opposite number, parallel, peer, pendant, picture, quadruplicate, reciprocal, reciprocatist, reciprocator, repetition, replica, replication, representation, reproduction, rival, second self, similitude, simulacrum, sister, soul mate, such, suchlike, tally, the like of, the likes of, triplicate, twin, vis-a-vis

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counterpart

Similarity

N similarity, resemblance, likeness, similitude, semblance, affinity, approximation, parallelism, agreement, analogy, analogicalness, correspondence, homoiousia, parity, connaturalness, connaturality, brotherhood, family likeness, alliteration, rhyme, pun, repetition, sameness, uniformity, isogamy, analogue, the like, match, pendant, fellow companion, pair, mate, twin, double, counterpart, brother, sister, one's second self, alter ego, chip of the old block, par nobile fratrum, Arcades ambo, birds of a feather, et hoc genus omne, gens de meme famille, parallel, simile, type, image, photograph, close resemblance, striking resemblance, speaking resemblance, faithful likeness, faithful resemblance, similar, resembling, like, alike, twin, analogous, analogical, parallel, of a piece, such as, so, homoiousian, connatural, congener, allied to, akin to, approximate, much the same, near, close, something like, sort of, in the ballpark, such like, a show of, mock, pseudo, simulating, representing, exact, lifelike, faithful, true to nature, true to life, the very image, the very picture of, for all the world like, comme deux gouttes d'eau, as like as two peas in a pod, as like as it can stare, instar omnium, cast in the same mold, ridiculously like, as if, so to speak, as it were, as if it were, quasi, just as, veluti in speculum, et sic de similibus, tel maitre tel valet, tel pere tel fils, like master, like servant, like father, like son, the fruit doesn't fall far from the tree, a chip off the old block.

Copy

N copy, facsimile, counterpart, effigies, effigy, form, likeness, image, picture, photo, xerox, similitude, semblance, ectype, photo offset, electrotype, imitation, model, representation, adumbration, study, portrait, resemblance, duplicate, reproduction, cast, tracing, reflex, reflexion, reflection, shadow, echo, transcript, transcription, recording, scan, chip off the old block, reprint, new printing, rechauffe, apograph, fair copy, parody, caricature, burlesque, travesty, travestie, paraphrase, derivative, derivation, modification, expansion, extension, revision, second edition, servile copy, servile imitation, plagiarism, counterfeit, fake, pasticcio, faithful, lifelike, close, conscientious, unoriginal, imitative, derivative.

Contraposition

N contraposition, opposition, polarity, inversion, opposite side, reverse, inverse, counterpart, antipodes, opposite poles, North and South, antonym, opposite (contrariety), opposite, reverse, inverse, converse, antipodal, subcontrary, fronting, facing, diametrically opposite, Northern, septentrional, Boreal, arctic, Southern, Austral, antarctic, over, over the way, over against, against, face to face, vis-a- vis, as poles asunder.


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