1. comparison
  2. illustration by comparison; simile


  1. To assess the similarities and differences between two or more things compare X with Y". Having made the comparison of X with Y, one might have found it similar to Y or different from Y.
  2. To declare two things to be similar in some respect compare X to Y".
  3. To form the three degrees of comparison of (an adjective).
  4. To be similar (often used in the negative).
  5. To get; to obtain.

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