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counterplot

coun·ter·plot

counterplot

 
pronunciation:
kaUn tr plat
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a plot to prevent or counteract another plot.
similar words:
plot
definition 2: a minor plot, as in a literary work or play.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: counterplots, counterplotted, counterplotting
definition: to contrive a counterplot.
After hearing of the scheme, they counterplotted.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to plot (some action) in order to counter another plot.