Originally Posted by Wrestlinfan608
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comÂ·pareâ€‚ â€‚[kuhm-pair] Show IPA verb, -pared, -parÂ·ing, noun
verb (used with object)
1.to examine (two or more objects, ideas, people, etc.) in order to note similarities and differences: to compare two pieces of cloth; to compare the governments of two nations.
2.to consider or describe as similar; liken: Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
3.Grammar . to form or display the degrees of comparison of (an adjective or adverb).
verb (used without object)
4.to be worthy of comparison; be held equal: Dekker's plays cannot compare with Shakespeare's.
5.to appear in a similar standing: His recital certainly compares with the one he gave last year.
6.to differ in quality or accomplishment as specified: Their development compares poorly with that of neighbor nations.
7.to vie; rival.
8.to make a comparison: The only way we can say which product is better is to compare.