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coun·ter·change

 (koun′tər-chānj′)
tr.v. coun·ter·changed, coun·ter·chang·ing, coun·ter·chang·es
1. To cause to change places; transpose.
2. To make checkered; variegate.

counterchange

(ˌkaʊntəˈtʃeɪndʒ)
vb (tr)
1. to change parts, qualities, etc
2. poetic to chequer, as with contrasting colours

coun•ter•change

(ˌkaʊn tərˈtʃeɪndʒ)

v.t. -changed, -chang•ing.
1. to cause to change places, qualities, etc.; interchange.
2. to diversify; checker.
[1885–90]

counterchange


Past participle: counterchanged
Gerund: counterchanging

Imperative
counterchange
counterchange
Present
I counterchange
you counterchange
he/she/it counterchanges
we counterchange
you counterchange
they counterchange
Preterite
I counterchanged
you counterchanged
he/she/it counterchanged
we counterchanged
you counterchanged
they counterchanged
Present Continuous
I am counterchanging
you are counterchanging
he/she/it is counterchanging
we are counterchanging
you are counterchanging
they are counterchanging
Present Perfect
I have counterchanged
you have counterchanged
he/she/it has counterchanged
we have counterchanged
you have counterchanged
they have counterchanged
Past Continuous
I was counterchanging
you were counterchanging
he/she/it was counterchanging
we were counterchanging
you were counterchanging
they were counterchanging
Past Perfect
I had counterchanged
you had counterchanged
he/she/it had counterchanged
we had counterchanged
you had counterchanged
they had counterchanged
Future
I will counterchange
you will counterchange
he/she/it will counterchange
we will counterchange
you will counterchange
they will counterchange
Future Perfect
I will have counterchanged
you will have counterchanged
he/she/it will have counterchanged
we will have counterchanged
you will have counterchanged
they will have counterchanged
Future Continuous
I will be counterchanging
you will be counterchanging
he/she/it will be counterchanging
we will be counterchanging
you will be counterchanging
they will be counterchanging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been counterchanging
you have been counterchanging
he/she/it has been counterchanging
we have been counterchanging
you have been counterchanging
they have been counterchanging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been counterchanging
you will have been counterchanging
he/she/it will have been counterchanging
we will have been counterchanging
you will have been counterchanging
they will have been counterchanging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been counterchanging
you had been counterchanging
he/she/it had been counterchanging
we had been counterchanging
you had been counterchanging
they had been counterchanging
Conditional
I would counterchange
you would counterchange
he/she/it would counterchange
we would counterchange
you would counterchange
they would counterchange
Past Conditional
I would have counterchanged
you would have counterchanged
he/she/it would have counterchanged
we would have counterchanged
you would have counterchanged
they would have counterchanged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.counterchange - cause to change places; "interchange this screw for one of a smaller size"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
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