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contrast

noun

contrast

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of contrast

  1. to be unlike; to not be the same her depressed mood today contrasts sharply with her good spirits yesterday Synonyms of contrast differ, varyWords Related to contrast deviate, diverge, divide, fluctuate, separateNear Antonyms of contrast accord, agree, conform, correspondAntonyms of contrast compare, match

Synonym Discussion of contrast

compare, contrast, collate mean to set side by side in order to show differences and likenesses. compare implies an aim of showing relative values or excellences by bringing out characteristic qualities whether similar or divergent.
    • compared the convention facilities of the two cities
contrast implies an emphasis on differences.
    • contrasted the computerized system with the old filing cards
collate implies minute and critical inspection in order to note points of agreement or divergence.
    • data from districts around the country will be collated


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