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'.
|Broader (hypernym)||adjective, adverb|
|Domain usage members||best, better, better, better, closer, earlier, earliest, farthermost, farthest, fewer, finer, furthermost, furthest, less, more, more, more than, nearer, nigher, utmost, uttermost, worse, worse|