Definition of compare and contrast
- For our assignment we must compare and contrast the two poets.
: to represent as similar : liken
: to examine the character or qualities of especially in order to discover resemblances or differences
: to view in relation to
: the possibility of comparing
: to set off in contrast : compare or appraise in respect to differences
: to form a contrast
: juxtaposition of dissimilar elements (such as color, tone, or emotion) in a work of art
: degree of difference between the lightest and darkest parts of a picture
: the difference or degree of difference between things having similar or comparable natures
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