Definitions for compare

Definitions for (noun) compare

Main entry: equivalence, comparability, compare, comparison

Definition: qualities that are comparable

Usage: no comparison between the two books; beyond compare

Definitions for (verb) compare

Main entry: compare

Definition: examine and note the similarities or differences of

Usage: John compared his haircut to his friend's; We compared notes after we had both seen the movie

Main entry: compare, equate, liken

Definition: consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous

Usage: We can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans; You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed

Main entry: compare

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

Main entry: compare

Definition: be comparable

Usage: This car does not compare with our line of Mercedes

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