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Synonyms for contour
ˈkɒn tʊərcon·tour

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contour, contour linenoun

    a line drawn on a map connecting points of equal height

    Synonyms:
    conformation, contour line, shape, form, configuration

  2. shape, form, configuration, contour, conformationnoun

    any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)

    "he could barely make out their shapes"

    Synonyms:
    course, figure, flesh, conformity, contour line, frame, shape, kind, conformation, word form, physical body, soma, descriptor, human body, grade, sort, form, mannikin, mannequin, physique, phase, cast, configuration, class, variant, abidance, constellation, pattern, bod, anatomy, signifier, embodiment, chassis, manikin, variety, strain, condition, compliance, var., material body, manakin, build

  3. contourverb

    a feature (or the order or arrangement of features) of anything having a complex structure

    "the contours of the melody"; "it defines a major contour of this administration"

    Synonyms:
    conformation, contour line, shape, form, configuration

  4. contourverb

    form the contours of

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contournoun

    Synonyms:
    outline, profile

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "contour":

    curvature, outline, profile

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How to use contour in a sentence?

  1. Madam Chaiang Kai-shek:

    I go walking, and the hills loom above me, range upon range, one against the other. I cannot tell where one begins and another leaves off. But when I talk with God, He lifts me up where I can see clearly where everything has a distinct contour.

  2. Kylie Jenner:

    You guys have watched me grow up since I was 9. My face is going to get different, now, I know how to do my makeup, contour and everything. I'm not against surgery. I'd never say no, but I don't desire it right now.

  3. Graeme Heinrich:

    On Monday Justin Rose was playing a practice round at Wentworth, i gave Justin Rose Justin Rose contour book and Justin Rose told me Justin Rose is now going to be much happier putting here.

  4. The ECJ:

    The mark does not relate to a specific shape of sole for high-heeled shoes since the description of that mark explicitly states that the contour of the shoe does not form part of the mark and is intended purely to show the positioning of the red color covered by the registration.

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