What does comparable mean?

Definitions for comparable
ˈkɒm pər ə bəl or, sometimes, kəmˈpɛər-com·pa·ra·ble

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word comparable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. comparable(adj)

    able to be compared or worthy of comparison

  2. comparable, corresponding, like(adj)

    conforming in every respect

    "boxes with corresponding dimensions"; "the like period of the preceding year"

Wiktionary

  1. comparable(Noun)

    Something suitable for comparison

  2. comparable(Adjective)

    Able to be compared (to).

  3. comparable(Adjective)

    Similar (to); like.

  4. comparable(Adjective)

    Constituting a pair in a particular partial order.

    Six and forty-two are comparable in the divides order, but six and nine are not.

  5. comparable(Adjective)

    Said of an adjective that can take the three degrees of comparison.

    "Big" is a comparable adjective, since it can take the forms "bigger" and "biggest"; but "unique" is not comparable, except in disputed, but common, usage.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Comparable(adj)

    capable of being compared; worthy of comparison

  2. Origin: [L. comparabilis: cf. F. comparable.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'comparable' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4674

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'comparable' in Adjectives Frequency: #638

How to pronounce comparable?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say comparable in sign language?

  1. comparable

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of comparable in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of comparable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of comparable in a Sentence

  1. Border Patrol:

    There are no other fence projects of comparable size.

  2. Thomas Mote:

    It is comparable to some spikes we saw in June of 2012.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    I can't say that our work during this season is comparable.

  4. Murray Cook:

    Weve done all the home run trajectory studies, we get comparable distances.

  5. Francis Bacon:

    No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of Truth.

Images & Illustrations of comparable

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