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Synonyms of compare in English:


  • 1 we compared the data from our present and previous studies
    contrast, set side by side, juxtapose, collate, differentiate, weigh up, balance, weigh/balance/measure the differences between
  • 2 James Dean was constantly being compared to Brando
    liken, equate, analogize;
    draw an analogy between, make an analogy between, mention in the same breath as, class with, bracket with, group with, put together with, set side by side with, regard as the same as, regard as identical to
    [Antonyms] contrast with
  • 3 Chelsea porcelain was said to compare with Dresden's fine china
    be (nearly) as good as, be comparable to, bear comparison with, be the equal of, match up to, be on a par with, be in the same class as, be in the same league as, be on a level with, compete with, come up to, come near to, come close to, hold a candle to, be not unlike, be not dissimilar to, equal roughly;
    match, resemble, emulate, rival, approach, approximate, touch, nudge
    informal be not a million miles from
  • Phrases

    beyond compare
    he was a hero beyond compare
    without equal, without match, without parallel, beyond comparison, second to none, in a class of one's own;
    peerless, matchless, unmatched, incomparable, inimitable, superlative, supreme, top, outstanding, consummate, unique, singular, rare, perfect;
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