1. The opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared (synset 113877824)
    "in contrast to"; "by contrast"
  2. The act of distinguishing by comparing differences (synset 100653056)
  3. A conceptual separation or distinction (synset 105756783)
    "there is a narrow line between sanity and insanity"
  4. The perceptual effect of the juxtaposition of very different colors (synset 105719031)
  5. 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) (synset 105133627)
  1. Put in opposition to show or emphasize differences (synset 200662884)
    "The middle school teacher contrasted her best student's work with that of her weakest student"
  2. To show differences when compared;
    Be different (synset 202672941)
    "the students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities"

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