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Meaning of COUNTERPLOT

Pronunciation:  [n]'kawntur`plât, [v]`kawntur'plât, 'kaûntu`plât

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a plot intended to subvert another plot
  2. [v]  make a plot in response to another plot
 

COUNTERPLOT is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: plot, plot, secret plan

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Coun`ter*plot"\ (koun`t?r-pl?t"), v. t. [imp. & p.
    p. {Counterplotted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Counterplotting}.]
    To oppose, as another plot, by plotting; to attempt to
    frustrate, as a stratagem, by stratagem.
    
          Every wile had proved abortive, every plot had been
          counterplotted.                          --De Quinsey.
    
    
  2. \Coun"ter*plot`\ (koun"t?r-pl?t`), n.
    A plot or artifice opposed to another. --L'Estrange.
    
    
 

 

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