Synonyms of contrast in English:

contrast


See definition of contrast

noun

1‘the marked contrast between English and Scottish practice’

SYNONYMS

difference, dissimilarity, disparity, dissimilitude, distinction, contradistinction, divergence, variance, variation, differentiation

contradiction, incongruity, opposition, polarity

rare unlikeness

ANTONYMS

similarity, resemblance

2‘vivacious and highly intelligent, Jane was a complete contrast to Sarah’

SYNONYMS

opposite, antithesis

foil, complement


verb

1‘this view contrasts with his earlier opinion’

SYNONYMS

differ from, be at variance with, be contrary to, conflict with, go against, be at odds with, be in opposition to, disagree with, clash with

ANTONYMS

resemble, echo

2‘a dress of burnt sienna which contrasted with her pale gold hair’

SYNONYMS

set off, complement

clash with

informal scream at

ANTONYMS

match

3‘people contrasted her with her sister’

SYNONYMS

compare, set side by side, juxtapose

measure against

distinguish from, differentiate from, draw a distinction between

ANTONYMS

liken


Phrases

    by contrast

      1‘by contrast, Anderson rejects this view’

      SYNONYMS

      conversely, in contrast, on the other hand

      however

      2‘by contrast with Crowe's ruddiness, Anthea looked pale’

      SYNONYMS

      compared to, compared with, next to, against, beside