stand in striking contrast to/with

Definition of stand in striking contrast to/with

  1. :  to be very different from The building's modern style stands in striking contrast to the surrounding neighborhood.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to support oneself on the feet in an erect position

    :  to be a specified height when fully erect

    :  to rise to an erect position

  1. :  a halt for defense or resistance

    :  an often defensive effort of some duration or degree of success

    :  a stop made to give a performance

  1. :  attracting attention or notice through unusual or conspicuous qualities

  1. :  to set off in contrast :  compare or appraise in respect to differences

    :  to form a contrast

  1. :  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

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up stand in striking contrast to/with? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


a trip made at another's expense

Get Word of the Day daily email!