English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'counterpart'

(noun) 
Definition
a person or thing complementary to or corresponding to another
It is unlikely that his counterpart in India will disagree with him at this point.
Synonyms
opposite number
The Defence Minister is to visit Japan for talks with his Japanese opposite number.
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equal
She was one of them, their equal.
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twin
the twin of the chair she had at the cottage
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equivalent
RTE, the Irish equivalent of the BBC
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peer
Her personality made her popular with her peers.
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match
Moira was a perfect match for him.
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mate
The guest cabin is a mirror image of its mate.
(noun) 
Definition
a duplicate of a legal document
Synonyms
copy
Always keep a copy of everything in your own files.
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supplement
the supplement to the Encyclopedia Britannica
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complement
The green wallpaper is the perfect complement to the old pine of the dresser.
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duplicate
Enclosed is a duplicate of the invoice we sent you last month.
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correlative

Additional synonyms

in the sense of complement
Definition
a person or thing that completes something
The green wallpaper is the perfect complement to the old pine of the dresser.
Synonyms
finishing touch,
rounding-off,
in the sense of duplicate
Definition
an exact copy
Enclosed is a duplicate of the invoice we sent you last month.
Synonyms
Xerox (old-fashioned),
carbon copy,
Photostat (old-fashioned)
in the sense of equal
Definition
a person or thing equal to another
She was one of them, their equal.

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