make a comparison

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make comparisons

Definition of make a comparison

  1. 1 :  to say that two or more things or people are similar His work has been widely praised. Comparisons have been made to the great painters of past centuries.

  2. 2 :  to look at similarities and differences between two or more things or people The Web site allows consumers to make direct comparisons between competing products.

Word by Word Definitions

makeplay
  1. :  behave, act

    :  to begin or seem to begin (an action)

    :  to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. :  the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

    :  brand

    :  the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

comparisonplay
  1. :  the act or process of comparing : such as

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

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


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