Definitions For Contrasting


  • Strikingly different; tending to contrast


  • To be different especially in a way that is very obvious
  • To compare (two people or things) to show how they are different


  • Something that is different from another thing
  • A difference between people or things that are being compared
  • The act of comparing people or things to show the differences between them

Is Contrasting a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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Words with Friends

The word Contrasting is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Contrasting in a Sentence

  • Her black dress and the white background contrast sharply.
  • We compared and contrasted the two characters of the story.
  • I observed an interesting contrast in the teaching styles of the two women.
  • Careful contrast of the twins shows some differences.
  • In contrast to last year's profits, the company is not doing very well.

Synonyms for Contrasting

Antonyms for Contrasting

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