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Synonyms for contrast
kənˈtræst, ˈkɒn træst; ˈkɒn træst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contrast, direct contrast(noun)

    the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared

    "in contrast to", "by contrast"

    Synonyms:
    demarcation, dividing line, line, direct contrast

  2. contrast(noun)

    the act of distinguishing by comparing differences

    Synonyms:
    demarcation, dividing line, line, direct contrast

  3. line, dividing line, demarcation, contrast(noun)

    a conceptual separation or distinction

    "there is a narrow line between sanity and insanity"

    Synonyms:
    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

  4. contrast(noun)

    the perceptual effect of the juxtaposition of very different colors

    Synonyms:
    demarcation, dividing line, line, direct contrast

  5. contrast(verb)

    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)

    Synonyms:
    demarcation, dividing line, line, direct contrast

  6. contrast(verb)

    put in opposition to show or emphasize differences

    "The middle school teacher contrasted her best student's work with that of her weakest student"

    Synonyms:
    counterpoint

  7. contrast, counterpoint(verb)

    to show differences when compared; be different

    "the students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities"

    Synonyms:
    counterpoint

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. contrast

    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.

    Synonyms:
    compare, differentiate, discriminate, oppose

    Preposition:
    We contrast one object with another.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. contrast

    Synonyms:
    opposition, contrariety, dissimilarity

    Antonyms:
    harmony, similarity, comparison, similitude

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contrast(n.)

    Synonyms:
    exhibition of differences

  2. contrast(n.)

    Synonyms:
    opposition, difference

  3. contrast(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    set off by opposition, exhibit the differences of

  4. contrast(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    show difference, exhibit a contrast

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. contrast(n)

    Synonyms:
    comparison, opposition, antithesis, dissimilitude, unlikeness

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. CONTRAST

    Synonyms:
    Corlopam Versus Placebo Infusion to Obviate CONTRAST Nephropathy After Angioplasty

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How to use contrast in a sentence?

  1. Chad Sweet:

    This is an area where the American people deserve to see contrast.

  2. Paul Hokemeyer:

    In contrast to those seeking treatment for drug and alcohol addictions, people who suffer from sexual addictions face more obstacles to getting effective care. These include the controversy surrounding the disorder’s existence that prevents treatment from being covered by insurance, the shame and guilt that keeps the people who suffer from asking for help and the scarcity of competent clinicians who can treat it.

  3. Sharon Choksi:

    I think it's one thing that the girls' clothes are very fitted and small, and it's another that they're in such direct contrast to what you find on the boys' side, and those two things send a pretty strong message about what they're supposed to look like, dressed to be slim and to be fit.

  4. Bernard Sanders:

    What we're saying is that we've got to unleash the energy that exists in people to start doing meaningful things, contrast what the young people in China and Cuba are doing for themselves and for their country compared to the young people in America.

  5. Amber Freda:

    Always think about interesting contrast.


Translations for contrast

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  • контраст, противопоставям, контрастирамBulgarian
  • protiklad, kontrastovatCzech
  • Kontrast, kontrastieren, gegenüberstellenGerman
  • αντιπαραβάλλωGreek
  • kontrasto, kontrastiEsperanto
  • contraste, contrastarSpanish
  • کنتراستPersian
  • kontrastinappula, kontrasti, verrata, rinnastaa, vastakohtaFinnish
  • contrasterFrench
  • ניגוד, הנגידHebrew
  • 대조Korean
  • contrastar, contrastePortuguese
  • contrastRomanian
  • контраст, противопоставлять, противопоставить, контрастироватьRussian
  • kontrast, kontrasteraSwedish
  • வேறுபடுத்திப்Tamil
  • ความคมชัดThai
  • اس کے برعکسUrdu
  • tương phảnVietnamese

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