contrast, direct contrast(noun)
the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared
"in contrast to", "by contrast"
the act of distinguishing by comparing differences
line, dividing line, demarcation, contrast(noun)
a conceptual separation or distinction
"there is a narrow line between sanity and insanity"
course, billet, short letter, assembly line, crease, melodic phrase, argumentation, pedigree, argument, business line, product line, parentage, melodic line, rail line, communication channel, job, phone line, line of products, cable, demarcation line, occupation, credit line, railway line, personal line of credit, line of reasoning, pipeline, descent, demarcation, stemma, channel, tune, bank line, agate line, direct contrast, line of work, dividing line, stock, business, furrow, lineage, wrinkle, line of merchandise, note, origin, personal credit line, logical argument, line of credit, line of descent, melody, telephone circuit, line of business, air, line, bloodline, transmission line, strain, limit, telephone line, seam, crinkle, production line, subscriber line, ancestry, blood, blood line
the perceptual effect of the juxtaposition of very different colors
the range of optical density and tone on a photographic negative or print (or the extent to which adjacent areas on a television screen differ in brightness)
put in opposition to show or emphasize differences
"The middle school teacher contrasted her best student's work with that of her weakest student"
to show differences when compared; be different
"the students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To compare (Latin con, together, and par, equal) is to place together in order to show likeness or unlikeness; to contrast (Latin contra, against, and sto, stand) is to set in opposition in order to show unlikeness. We contrast objects that have been already compared. We must compare them, at least momentarily, even to know that they are different. We contrast them when we observe their unlikeness in a general way; we differentiate them when we note the difference exactly and point by point. We distinguish objects when we note a difference that may fall short of contrast; we discriminate them when we classify or place them according to their differences.
We contrast one object with another.
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How to use contrast in a sentence?
This is an attempt to silence the Christian voice, this is going to literally empower the federal government to force people to contrast their deeply held religious beliefs.
They have completely contrasting messages, where Trump has argued for 'America first,' Emmanuel Macron is arguing for a kind of cosmopolitan globalist vision of France and of Europe, that is going to create very sharp contrast when the two meet in France.
Every day Oregonians can see that President Donald Trump is taking on the big problems and making the economy a huge success. This provides a powerful contrast between the policies we hear about from the 2020 Democratic presidential field, and the promises kept and success delivered by President Donald Trump. Oregon continues to be home to a growing number of forgotten men and women, especially in rural Oregon, a major theme of President Donald Trump campaign since 2016.
What this commission (in Oklahoma) has done stands in stark contrast to what we're seeing in Arkansas.
What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
Translations for contrast
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- контраст, противопоставям, контрастирамBulgarian
- protiklad, kontrastovatCzech
- Kontrast, kontrastieren, gegenüberstellenGerman
- kontrasto, kontrastiEsperanto
- contraste, contrastarSpanish
- kontrastinappula, kontrasti, verrata, rinnastaa, vastakohtaFinnish
- ניגוד, הנגידHebrew
- contrastar, contrastePortuguese
- контраст, противопоставлять, противопоставить, контрастироватьRussian
- kontrast, kontrasteraSwedish
- اس کے برعکسUrdu
- tương phảnVietnamese
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