Synonyms of contrast
differenceDictionary • The two women provided a startling contrast in appearance.
difference • the vast difference in size
comparison • There are no previous statistics for comparison.
distinction • There were obvious distinctions between the two.
foil • A cold beer is the perfect foil for a curry.
disparity • economic disparities between countries
differentiation • the differentiation between the two ranges
divergence • There's substantial divergence of opinion in the party.
1 differentiateDictionary • She contrasted the situation then with the present crisis.
differentiate • He cannot differentiate between his imagination and the real world.
compare • Compare the two illustrations in Fig 60.
distinguish • Could he distinguish right from wrong?
set in opposition
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compareWhen you compare things, you consider them and discover the differences or similarities between them.
• Compare the two illustrations in Fig 60.
comparisonWhen you make a comparison, you consider two or more things and discover the differences between them.
• There are no previous statistics for comparison.
• His story differed from his mother's in several respects.
Thesaurus for contrast from the Collins English Thesaurus
to distinguish or be distinguished by comparison of unlike or opposite qualities