able to be compared or worthy of comparison
comparable, corresponding, like(adj)
conforming in every respect
"boxes with corresponding dimensions"; "the like period of the preceding year"
Something suitable for comparison
Able to be compared (to).
Similar (to); like.
Constituting a pair in a particular partial order.
Six and forty-two are comparable in the divides order, but six and nine are not.
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.
capable of being compared; worthy of comparison
Origin: [L. comparabilis: cf. F. comparable.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'comparable' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4674
Rank popularity for the word 'comparable' in Adjectives Frequency: #638
The numerical value of comparable in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of comparable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of comparable in a Sentence
There are no other fence projects of comparable size.
It is comparable to some spikes we saw in June of 2012.
I can't say that our work during this season is comparable.
Weve done all the home run trajectory studies, we get comparable distances.
No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of Truth.
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Translations for comparable
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- comparableCatalan, Valencian
- comparábel, comparableGalician
- összemérhető, összehasonlíthatóHungarian
- komparabel, sammenlignbarNorwegian
- сравнимый, сопоставимыйRussian
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