able to be compared or worthy of comparison
comparable, corresponding, likeadjective
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
To summarize, national authorities should strive to build trust and achieve more cross-border recognition of comparable regulatory requirements.
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.
Each and every month this year was the best on comparable record for that month.
This organic skeleton is very characteristic and there are not known comparable structures.
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.
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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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