Meaning of “contrast” - Learner’s Dictionary

contrast

verb uk us /kənˈtrɑːst/
COMPARE [ T ]

to compare two people or things in order to show the differences between them:

If you contrast his early novels with his later work, you can see how his writing has developed.
DIFFERENCE [ I ]

If one thing contrasts with another, it is very different from it:

The sharpness of the lemons contrasts with the sweetness of the honey.

(Definition of “contrast verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)