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Synonyms and Antonyms of contrast

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contrast

synonym (synonym of contrast)

  • (noun)
    To compare (L. con, together, and par, equal) is to place together in order to show likeness or unlikeness; to contrast (L. contra, against, and sto, more.. (noun)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    a conceptual separation or distinction (noun.cognition)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    to show differences when compared; be different (verb.stative)
     

hypernym (contrast IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a conceptual separation or distinction (noun.cognition)
    a discrimination between things as different and distinct (noun.cognition)
     
  • put in opposition to show or emphasize differences (verb.cognition)
    mark as different (verb.cognition)
     
  • the act of distinguishing by comparing differences (noun.act)
    the act of examining resemblances (noun.act)
     
  • the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared (noun.linkdef)
    the relation between opposed entities (noun.linkdef)
     
  • the perceptual effect of the juxtaposition of very different colors (noun.cognition)
    perception by means of the eyes (noun.cognition)
     
  • 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) (noun.attribute)
    an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: (noun.attribute)
     
  • to show differences when compared; be different (verb.stative)
    be different (verb.stative)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF contrast relation)

  • a conceptual separation or distinction (noun.cognition)
    a line that when crossed permits of no return and typically results in irrevocable commitment (noun.cognition)
     
  • to show differences when compared; be different (verb.stative)
    contrast with equal weight or force (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    be in conflict (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    enhance by contrast (verb.stative)
     

derivation (.... is derived from contrast)

  • a conceptual separation or distinction (noun.cognition)
    separate clearly, as if by boundaries (verb.cognition)
     
  • put in opposition to show or emphasize differences (verb.cognition)
    a conceptual separation or distinction (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared (noun.linkdef)
     
  • the act of distinguishing by comparing differences (noun.act)
    put in opposition to show or emphasize differences (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    to show differences when compared; be different (verb.stative)
     
  • 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) (noun.attribute)
    having sharp differences between black and white (adj.all)
     
  • to show differences when compared; be different (verb.stative)
    strikingly different; tending to contrast (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    of words so related that one contrasts with the other (adj.all)
     

domain category (contrast is domain category of ....)

  • 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) (noun.attribute)
    the act of taking and printing photographs (noun.act)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation domain category compare differentiate discriminate direct contrast demarcation dividing line comparing comparison ambit compass beholding seeing point of no return rubicon counterbalance conflict foil counterpoint contrasty demarcate demarcation dividing line photography picture taking

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