What does comparable mean?

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

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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?

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    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    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. Claude Lévi-Strauss:

    Since music is a language with some meaning at least for the immense majority of mankind, although only a tiny minority of people are capable of formulating a meaning in it, and since it is the only language with the contradictory attributes of being at once intelligible and untranslatable, the musical creator is a being comparable to the gods, and music itself the supreme mystery of the science of man, a mystery that all the various disciplines come up against and which holds the key to their progress.

  2. Jessica Teich:

    Funny, You Don’t Look 200: A Constitutional Vaudeville. he wasn’tthatmuch older than I was, but in every possible way his position in life couldn’t have been less comparable to mine.

  3. Edmund Outslay:

    The current arm's length rules are always difficult to enforce because of the lack of a comparable price (in the drugs industry).

  4. Laura Speer:

    There are things that United States know have an impact on children's health and on their well-being that United States're not able to measure, United States're not able to include, because there's not good comparable data collected in all the states, obesity rates is something that United States know is having a negative impact on kids' health, but there's just not good data available on it. Another is the impact of the justice system on kids.

  5. Tom Cole:

    There are really three groups in our conference. There are 40 to 60 Freedom Caucus guys who probably most of them will not support this. Fair enough, they have strong objections, tom Cole've got 70-90 what I call' governing Republicans' who are there almost every time the leadership needs to make a tough call. But we've got a comparable sized group, 70 to 90 who sort of vote no and hope yes.

Images & Illustrations of comparable

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