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Synonyms for contour
ˈkɒn tʊər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contour, contour line(noun)

    a line drawn on a map connecting points of equal height

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

  2. shape, form, configuration, contour, conformation(noun)

    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. contour(verb)

    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. contour(verb)

    form the contours of

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contour(n.)

    Synonyms:
    outline, profile

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    curvature, outline, profile

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Karen
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Veena
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