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Synonyms for compare
kəmˈpɛərcom·pare

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. compare

    To compare (Latin con, together, and par, equal) is to place together in order to show likeness or unlikeness; to contrast (Latin contra, against, and sto, stand) is to set in opposition in order to show unlikeness. We contrast objects that have been already compared. We must compare them, at least momentarily, even to know that they are different. We contrast them when we observe their unlikeness in a general way; we differentiate them when we note the difference exactly and point by point. We distinguish objects when we note a difference that may fall short of contrast; we discriminate them when we classify or place them according to their differences.

    Synonyms:
    contrast, differentiate, discriminate, oppose

    Preposition:
    We contrast one object with another.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. compare

    Synonyms:
    assimilate, collate, parallel

    Antonyms:
    contrast, oppose, dissociate, disconnect, pit, distinguish

Princeton's WordNet

  1. comparison, compare, equivalence, comparabilityverb

    qualities that are comparable

    "no comparison between the two books"; "beyond compare"

    Synonyms:
    equality, comparing, equivalence, comparability, par, comparison, equation

  2. compareverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    liken, equate

  3. compareverb

    be comparable

    "This car does not compare with our line of Mercedes"

    Synonyms:
    liken, equate

  4. compare, liken, equateverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    correspond, equate, equalize, equal, equalise, match, liken

  5. compareverb

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

    Synonyms:
    liken, equate

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. compareverb

    Synonyms:
    collate (followed by with), bring into comparison, estimate relatively

  2. compareverb

    Synonyms:
    liken (followed by to) show the resemblance of

  3. compareverb

    Synonyms:
    bear a comparison, admit of comparison

  4. comparenoun

    Synonyms:
    [Poetical.] comparison

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. compareverb

    Synonyms:
    collate, liken

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. COMPARE

    Synonyms:
    Comparison Of Measurements of Platelet Aggregation with Aggrastat, ReoPro, & Eptifibatide

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How to use compare in a sentence?

  1. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    Since you cannot mix wolves with sheep, why would anyone dare to compare a lion with the lamb?

  2. Oveta Fuller:

    There still was, during the Omicron wave, a relatively high rate of hospitalization during this period, that rate of hospitalization actually is quite troubling, and if Peter Marks compare this to what Peter Marks see in a terrible influenza season, it is worse.

  3. David Tran:

    It is like orange juice from fresh oranges and concentrate, they are different, but if you don’t have both, you can’t compare.

  4. Greg Lukianoff:

    Britain is in a dead spring trying to catch up to American universities, and the problem is that [the U.S.] is protected by the First Amendment and they’re not, it’s hard to directly compare to the U.K., but is there a problem there? Yes. Absolutely.

  5. Martin Kaymer:

    At the U.S. Open I really played my own game, I didn’t compare myself to the other players, I was trying to see how low I could play and I stayed aggressive, you’re playing well, so you need to continue and not play more defensive.


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