1. comparison, compare, equivalence, comparability, likeness, alikeness, similitude

usage: qualities that are comparable; "no comparison between the two books"; "beyond compare"


1. compare, analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas

usage: examine and note the similarities or differences of; "John compared his haircut to his friend's"; "We compared notes after we had both seen the movie"

2. compare, be

usage: be comparable; "This car does not compare with our line of Mercedes"

3. compare, liken, equate, study, consider

usage: consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous; "We can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans"; "You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed"

4. compare, inflect

usage: to form the comparative or superlative form on an adjective or adverb

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