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Meaning of COUNTERCHANGE

Pronunciation:  'kawntur'cheynj

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  cause to change places, as of parts, for example
 

COUNTERCHANGE is a 13 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: interchange, transpose
 
 See Also: alter, change

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Coun`ter*change"\ (koun`t[~e]r*ch[=a]nj), v. t.
    [imp. & p. p. {Counterchanged} (-ch?njd"); p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Counterchanging}.]
    1. To give and receive; to cause to change places; to
       exchange.
    
    2. To checker; to diversify, as in heraldic counterchanging.
       See {Counterchaged}, a., 2.
    
             Witch-elms, that counterchange the floor Of this
             flat lawn with dusk and bright.       --Tennyson.
    
    
  2. \Coun"ter*change`\ (koun"t[~e]r*ch[=a]nj`), n.
    Exchange; reciprocation.
    
    
 

 

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