compared to

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compared with

Definition of compared to

  1. :  in relation to (something else) :  measured or judged against (something else) I'm a slob compared to my roommate. This rain is nothing compared to what we got yesterday. Today's quiz was easy compared with the last one.

Word by Word Definitions

compareplay compared
  1. :  to represent as similar :  liken

    :  to examine the character or qualities of especially in order to discover resemblances or differences

    :  to view in relation to

  1. :  the possibility of comparing

    :  something with which to be compared

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to criticize severely

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