Synonyms of set something against something
set something against something
▷ See set
balanceDictionary • a considerable sum when set against the maximum wage
balance • She carefully tried to balance religious sensitivities against democratic freedom.
compare • Compare the two illustrations in Fig 60.
contrast • She contrasted the situation then with the present crisis.
weigh • We must weigh the pros and cons of each method.
place side by side with
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balanceIf you balance one thing against another, you consider its importance in relation to the other one.
• She carefully tried to balance religious sensitivities against democratic freedom.
compareWhen you compare things, you consider them and discover the differences or similarities between them.
• Compare the two illustrations in Fig 60.
contrastIf 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.
Thesaurus for set something against something from the Collins English Thesaurus