English dictionary



Info: This web site is based on WordNet 3.0 from Princeton University.

English noun: comparison

1. comparison (act) the act of examining resemblances


SamplesThey made a comparison of noise levels.
The fractions selected for comparison must require pupils to consider both numerator and denominator.


Synonymscomparing


Broader (hypernym)examination, scrutiny


Narrower (hyponym)analogy, collation, confrontation, contrast, likening

2. comparison relation based on similarities and differences


Broader (hypernym)relation


Narrower (hyponym)imaginative comparison

3. comparison (attribute) qualities that are comparable


SamplesNo comparison between the two books.
Beyond compare.


Synonymscomparability, compare, equivalence


Broader (hypernym)alikeness, likeness, similitude









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk