Meaning : Put in opposition to show or emphasize differences.
The middle school teacher contrasted her best student's work with that of her weakest student.
Meaning : To show differences when compared. Be different.
The students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities.
Synonyms : counterpoint
Meaning : The opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared.
In contrast to.
Synonyms : direct contrast
Meaning : The act of distinguishing by comparing differences.
Meaning : The perceptual effect of the juxtaposition of very different colors.
Meaning : 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).