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comparison meaning

[ kəm'pærisn ]   Pronunciation:
Synonyms of "comparison""comparison" in a sentence

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  • Noun: comparison  kum'parisun
    1. The act of examining resemblances
      "they made a comparison of noise levels"; "the fractions selected for comparison must require pupils to consider both numerator and denominator"
      - comparing 
    2. Relation based on similarities and differences 
    3. Qualities that are comparable
      "no comparison between the two books"
      - compare, equivalence, comparability

    Derived forms: comparisons

    See also: comparative, compare

    Type of: alikeness, examination, likeness, relation, scrutiny, similitude

    Encyclopedia: Comparison

  • [Electronics]
    1. An expression of the relationship between two voltages, currents, phase angles, component values, or other quantities in an electrical or electronic circuit or system.
    2. An examination of different data bits or items, which results in a conclusion about some aspect of their relationship.

  • [Finance]
    Short for "comparison ticket," a memorandum between two brokers that confirms the details of a transaction to be carried out.


  • The comparison with painting is important.
  • I accept the comparison very humbly.
  • It was that comparison which was her undoing.
  • A snail by comparison is supersonic.
  • I have been struck by certain comparisons.
  • The life was nothing in comparison of enscombe.
  • Other mass comparisons are displayed in figure 5-6.
  • Statistical comparisons somewhat miss the point.
  • There is no comparison between the two.
  • There is no comparison between the two.
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