• Contrasted Definition & Synonyms

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Contrast

• Contrast Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The act of contrasting, or the state of being contrasted; comparison by contrariety of qualities.
  2. (n.) Opposition or dissimilitude of things or qualities; unlikeness, esp. as shown by juxtaposition or comparison.
  3. (v. i.) To stand in opposition; to exhibit difference, unlikeness, or opposition of qualities.
  4. (v. t.) To give greater effect to, as to a figure or other object, by putting it in some relation of opposition to another figure or object.
  5. (n.) The opposition of varied forms, colors, etc., which by such juxtaposition more vividly express each others peculiarities.
  6. (v. t.) To set in opposition, or over against, in order to show the differences between, or the comparative excellences and defects of; to compare by difference or contrariety of qualities; as, to contrast the present with the past.

Counterpoint, Demarcation, Line,