contrepartie etymology

French word contrepartie comes from French partie, French contre- (Counter-, anti-.)

Detailed word origin of contrepartie

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
partie French (fra) (legal) party. Game, play (sense "the conduct, or course of a game"). Part (portion, amount).
contre- French (fra) Counter-, anti-.
contrepartie French (fra) Compensation. Equivalent, counterpart.

Words with the same origin as contrepartie

Descendants of partie
parti partouse
Descendants of contre-
contrecarrer contrechamp contreculture contrefaçon contremarque contremine contrepied contrepoison contresens contresigner contrespionnage contreterroriste contrevérité contrordre