in·​ter·​com·​pare ˌin-tər-kəm-ˈper How to pronounce intercompare (audio)
intercompared; intercomparing

transitive verb

: to compare (members of a specified group or their qualities) with one another
intercompared the two sets of data
intercomparison noun
plural intercomparisons
The objectives of the intercomparison experiments are to compare estimates of groundwater flow into a well-defined area of a coastal marine environment by using several techniques … Bill Burnett et al.

Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of intercompare was in 1913

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Cite this Entry

“Intercompare.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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