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

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

How to say comparable in sign language?

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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. 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.

  2. Ian Ellerington:

    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.

  3. Francis Bacon:

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

  4. Bible, Old Testament:

    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.

  5. Jerome Schlichter:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of comparable

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