compared to

idiom

variants or compared with
: 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.

Examples of compared to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web McGuire still held a narrow advantage late Tuesday night, garnering 50.3% of the vote compared to Good’s 49.7%, with 98% of all ballots tallied as of 12:24 a.m. Wednesday morning. Cami Mondeaux, Washington Examiner - Political News and Conservative Analysis About Congress, the President, and the Federal Government, 19 June 2024 The story diverges even further on a wider scale with just 6% of older respondents rating the global economy as good, compared to 46% of those aged 21 to 43. Byeleanor Pringle, Fortune, 19 June 2024 Just how different are those national audiences and what works in Mexico compared to Argentina or Chile, for example? Lily Ford, The Hollywood Reporter, 19 June 2024 Was there a difference in your writing process on Love Hate Music Box compared to previous albums? Lily Moayeri, SPIN, 19 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for compared to 

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“Compared to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/compared%20to. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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