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