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English noun: comparative degree

1. comparative degree (communication) the comparative form of an adjective or adverb


Samples`faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'.
`less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'.
`more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'.


Synonymscomparative


Broader (hypernym)adjective, adverb


Domain usage membersbest, better, better, better, closer, earlier, earliest, farthermost, farthest, fewer, finer, furthermost, furthest, less, more, more, more than, nearer, nigher, utmost, uttermost, worse, worse









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