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compares

verb
present tense third-person singular of compare

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1 to describe as similar
  • reviews that compared the adventure movie to a thrilling ride on a roller coaster

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2 to regard or represent as equal or comparable
  • compared the restaurant's food to the nectar of the gods

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“Compares.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/compares. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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