[koun-ter-plan] /ˈkaʊn tərˌplæn/
an opposing .
an alternative or substitute .
[koun-ter-pin] /ˈkaʊn tərˌpɪn/ noun, South Midland and Southern U.S. 1. .
[pley] /pleɪ/ noun 1. a dramatic composition or piece; drama. 2. a dramatic performance, as on the stage. 3. exercise or activity for amusement or recreation. 4. fun or jest, as opposed to seriousness: I said it merely in play. 5. a pun. 6. the playing, action, or conduct of a game: The pitcher was […]
[koun-ter-plee] /ˈkaʊn tərˌpli/ noun, Law. 1. an answering , as a plaintiff’s response to a defendant’s .
[noun, verb koun-ter-plot; verb koun-ter-plot] /noun, verb ˈkaʊn tərˌplɒt; verb ˌkaʊn tərˈplɒt/ noun 1. a directed against another . 2. Literature. a secondary theme in a play or other literary work, used as a contrast to or variation of the main theme. Compare . verb (used without object), counterplotted, counterplotting. 3. to devise a counterplot. […]