by/in comparison

Definition of by/in comparison

:when compared with another :when looked at or thought about in relation to someone or something else
  • Yesterday's weather was very cold. Today's weather is mild by comparison.
often + with
  • He's a well-behaved child in comparison with his brother.

Word by Word Definitions

comparison play
  1. : the act or process of comparing: such as

  2. : the representing of one thing or person as similar to or like another

  3. : an examination of two or more items to establish similarities and dissimilarities


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