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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To compare in a way that shows differences.

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Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To compare in a way that shows differences. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A difference between people, ideas, situations, things, etc. that are being compared.

Usage examples (39)
  • His boots shone splendidly, in contrast to his intellect, which did not.
  • The students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities
  • In contrast to, by contrast
  • Mozilla, in contrast, is not (and probably never will be). for more
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