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comparable

adjective com·pa·ra·ble \ˈkäm-p(ə-)rə-bəl also kəm-ˈpa-rə-bəl, -ˈper-ə-\

—used to say that two or more things are very similar and can be compared to each other

Full Definition of COMPARABLE

1
:  capable of or suitable for comparison
2
:  similar, like <fabrics of comparable quality>
com·pa·ra·ble·ness noun
com·pa·ra·bly \-blē\ adverb
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Examples of COMPARABLE

  1. <two comparable selections that are hard to choose between>

First Known Use of COMPARABLE

15th century
COMPARABLENESS Defined for Kids

comparable

adjective com·pa·ra·ble \ˈkäm-pə-rə-bəl, -prə-bəl\

Definition of COMPARABLE for Kids

:  being similar or about the same <Every member of the group is comparable in age.>

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