Synonyms of 'set something against something'
▷ See set
balanceDictionary, compare, contrast
a considerable sum when set against the maximum wage
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When you compare things, you consider them and discover the differences or similarities between them.
Compare the two illustrations in Fig 60.
If you contrast one thing with another, you point out or consider the differences between those things.
She contrasted the situation then with the present crisis.
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