Definition of pale in/by comparison to/with
- The afternoon meal paled in comparison to/with the feast they had later.
- Last year's losses pale by comparison with this year's.
: palisade, paling
: one of the stakes of a palisade
: to enclose with pales : fence
: deficient in color or intensity of color : pallid
: not bright or brilliant : dim
: feeble, faint
: to become pale
: to make pale
: involving or dealing with ancient forms or conditions
: early : primitive : archaic
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