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
Etymology: [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
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.
At 350-450kW, electric charging will take a time comparable to refueling with gasoline, which will make long journeys in [ electric vehicles ] as practical as in cars using liquid fuels.
No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of Truth.
Forsake not an old friend; for the new is not comparable to him: a new friend is as new wine; when it is old, thou shalt drink it with pleasure.
It's hard to say how sponsors will react, but certainly the law has always been that fees must be reasonable, if there is a fund that is significantly less expensive than another comparable fund, the plan fiduciary must determine that cheaper is better.
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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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