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comparable

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CIDE DICTIONARY

comparablea. [L. comparabilis: cf. F. comparable.].
     Capable of being compared; worthy of comparison.  [1913 Webster]
    "There is no blessing of life comparable to the enjoyment of a discreet and virtuous friend."

OXFORD DICTIONARY

comparable, adj.
1 (often foll. by with) able to be compared.
2 (often foll. by to) fit to be compared; worth comparing.

Usage
Use with to and with corresponds to the senses at compare; to is more common.
Derivative
comparability n. comparableness n. comparably adv.
Etymology
ME f. OF f. L comparabilis (as COMPARE)

THESAURUS

comparable

affinitive, agnate, akin, alike, analogical, analogous, appertaining, approximate, approximating, approximative, associative, close, collatable, commensurable, commensurate, comparative, congenial, connective, consonant, correlative, correspondent, corresponding, duplicate, en rapport, equivalent, homologous, like, linking, matchable, matching, much at one, near, of a kind, of a piece, of a size, parallel, paralleling, pertaining, pertinent, proportionable, proportional, proportionate, proximate, referable, referring, relatable, relating, relational, relative, similar, sympathetic, twin, undifferenced, uniform

ROGET THESAURUS

comparable

Relation

N relation, bearing, reference, connection, concern, cognation, correlation, analogy, similarity, affinity, homology, alliance, homogeneity, association, approximation, filiation, interest, relevancy, dependency, relationship, relative position, comparison, ratio, proportion, link, tie, bond of union, relative, correlative, cognate, relating to, relative to, in relation with, referable or referrible to, belonging to, appurtenant to, in common with, related, connected, implicated, associated, affiliated, allied to, en rapport, in touch with, approximative, approximating, proportional, proportionate, proportionable, allusive, comparable, in the same category, like, relevant, applicable, equiparant, relatively, pertinently, thereof, as to, as for, as respects, as regards, about, concerning, anent, relating to, as relates to, with relation, with reference to, with respect to, with regard to, in respect of, while speaking of, a propos of, in connection with, by the way, by the by, whereas, for as much as, in as much as, in point of, as far as, on the part of, on the score of, quoad hoc, pro re nata, under the head of, of, in the matter of, in re, thereby hangs a tale.

Comparison

N comparison, collation, contrast, identification, comparative estimate, relative estimate, relativity, simile, similitude, analogy (similarity), allegory, matching, pattern-matching, ratio, proportion (number), discrimination, indiscrimination, identification, comparative, metaphorical, compared with, comparable, judged by comparison, relatively, as compared with, comparisons are odious, comparisons are odorous.


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