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Synonyms for compare
kəmˈpɛər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. comparison, compare, equivalence, comparability(verb)

    qualities that are comparable

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

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

  2. compare(verb)

    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. compare(verb)

    be comparable

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

    Synonyms:
    liken, equate

  4. compare, liken, equate(verb)

    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. compare(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    liken, equate

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. compare(v. a.)

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

  2. compare(v. a.)

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

  3. compare(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    bear a comparison, admit of comparison

  4. compare(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Poetical.] comparison

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    comparing, comparison, compares, compared, liken, comparative, comparable, benchmark

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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