Synonyms for contrastive

Synonyms for (adjective) contrastive

Synonyms: contrastive

Definition: syntactically establishing a relation of contrast between sentences or elements of a sentence

Usage: disjunctive conjunctions like `but', `or', or `though' serve a contrastive function

Similar words: disjunctive

Definition: serving or tending to divide or separate


Synonyms: contrasting, contrastive

Definition: strikingly different; tending to contrast

Usage: contrasting (or contrastive) colors

Similar words: different

Definition: unlike in nature or quality or form or degree

Usage: took different approaches to the problem; came to a different conclusion; different parts of the country; on different sides of the issue; this meeting was different from the earlier one


Synonyms: contrastive, incompatible

Definition: of words so related that one contrasts with the other

Usage: `rich' and `hard-up' are contrastive terms

Similar words: antonymous

Definition: of words: having opposite meanings