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. comparableadjective

    able to be compared or worthy of comparison

  2. comparable, corresponding, likeadjective

    conforming in every respect

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

Wiktionary

  1. comparablenoun

    Something suitable for comparison

  2. comparableadjective

    Able to be compared (to).

  3. comparableadjective

    Similar (to); like.

  4. comparableadjective

    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. comparableadjective

    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. Comparableadjective

    capable of being compared; worthy of comparison

    Etymology: [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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri:

    To summarize, national authorities should strive to build trust and achieve more cross-border recognition of comparable regulatory requirements.

  2. Marta Karolyi:

    I think at this moment we can say that United States dominates the world of gymnastics, i think that it is probably comparable with the era when Russia was dominating and when Romania took over and was dominating.

  3. Frank Hugelmeyer:

    Each and every month this year was the best on comparable record for that month.

  4. Joachim Reitner:

    This organic skeleton is very characteristic and there are not known comparable structures.

  5. Harry Harris:

    This fact is significant because the U.S. has no comparable capability due to our adherence to the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with Russia.

Images & Illustrations of comparable

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