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To relate is defined as to have a connection to or tell the story of.
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To exhibit similarity or likeness to.
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To consider and compare or assess:
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To determine the qualifications, aptitude, or skills of by means of questions or exercises:
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To stand in relationship to another
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To examine on a comparative basis
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To place side by side, especially for comparison or contrast.
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The definition of proportionate is having a proper relation between parts, such as size or ratio.
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To compare (things, ideas, etc.) in order to show similarity or likeness
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Being one of a pair of chromosomes, one from the female parent and one from the male parent, that have genes for the same traits in the same positions. Genes on homologous chromosomes may not have the same form, however. For example, one chromosome in a pair of homologous chromosomes may contain a gene for brown eyes, and the other a gene for blue eyes. Human females have 23 pairs of homologous chromosomes (including the two X chromosomes), while human males have 22 because the Y chromosome is not paired.
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To examine on a comparative basis
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To examine on a comparative basis
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To compare things and bring them into a relation having corresponding characteristics
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To lift or balance (an object) in the hand or hands, in order to estimate its heaviness or weight
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To be or act in contention or conflict with:
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To examine on a comparative basis
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To set a thing side by side with; to compare.
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To act as a counterweight; to counterbalance.
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To examine on a comparative basis
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To examine on a comparative basis
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To examine on a comparative basis
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To make different by alteration or modification.
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To separate (a thing, idea, etc.) into its parts so as to find out their nature, proportion, function, interrelationship, etc.
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To harmonize with another:
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To stake a sum of money upon a hand of cards, as in the old game of gleek. See revie.
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To be equal to or to surpass another.
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To stand in relationship to another
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To communicate by letter, usually over a period of time.
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To stand in relationship to another
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(Informal) To have as its consequence.
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To stand in relationship to another
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(Idiomatic) To meet expectations; to be as good as.
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To stand in relationship to another
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To stand in relationship to another
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To stand in relationship to another
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To stand in relationship to another
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To stand in relationship to another
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To demonstrate or describe as being different or distinct:
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Of, expressing, or based upon analogy
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Similar or alike in such a way as to permit the drawing of an analogy.
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The definition of approximate is a time or a tangible item which is close to something else but not exactly like it.
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Corresponding in extent or degree; proportionate
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Worthy of comparison
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(Grammar) Of, relating to, or being the intermediate degree of comparison of adjectives, as better, sweeter, or more wonderful, or adverbs, as more softly.
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Accompanying another:
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Of the same weight; evenly balanced
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Of the same or similar nature or kind:
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Pertaining to or characterized by a metaphor; figurative; symbolic.
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Explicitly or openly expressed or laid down:
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The definition of similar is two things that have characteristics that resemble each other but are not exactly alike.
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(Grammar) Of, relating to, or being the extreme degree of comparison of an adjective or adverb, as in best or brightest.
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(Biol.) Similarity in function between parts dissimilar in origin and structure, as the wing of a bird and that of an insect
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A standard by which something is evaluated or measured.
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The light meal taken by monks after the reading service mentioned above. [from 14th c.]
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The act of commensurating; the state of being commensurate.
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(Mathematics) The condition of related objects.
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The act of comparing or the state or process of being compared.
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A fanciful poetic image, especially an elaborate or exaggerated comparison.
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Authority or ability to manage or direct:
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The condition of being equivalent; equality of quantity, value, force, meaning, etc.
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The state or quality of being homogeneous.
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(Uncountable, rhetoric) The use of a word or phrase to refer to something that it isn't, invoking a direct similarity between the word or phrase used and the thing described, but in the case of English without the words like or as, which would imply a simile.
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A short narrative illustrating a lesson (usually religious/moral) by comparison or analogy
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A figure of speech in which one thing is likened to another, dissimilar thing by the use of like, as, etc. (Ex.: a heart as big as a whale, her tears flowed like wine)
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The form or likeness (of some person or thing)
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A measuring rod thirty-six inches long.
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The definition of assimilate is to learn and comprehend.
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To verify the order and completeness of (the pages of a volume).
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(Intransitive) To talk together, to consult, discuss; to deliberate. [from 16th c.]
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To compare so as to point out the differences; set off against one another
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To consider, treat, or depict as equal or equivalent:
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To calculate approximately (the amount, extent, magnitude, position, or value of something).
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To evaluate is defined as to judge the value or worth of someone or something.
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The definition of inspect is to carefully look over someone or something, especially to determine if minimum criteria or standards are met.
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(Followed by to or unto) To compare; to state that (something) is like (something else).
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To consider (something) carefully and thoroughly; to chew over, to mull over.
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(Intransitive, computing) To tolerate significant increases in throughput or other potentially limiting factors.
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To reason by or use analogy.
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To establish or recognize the identity of; ascertain as a certain person or thing:
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To match in quality; equal:
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To put into a stack
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In the same way; in like manner
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To follow a link in a webpage or electronic document:
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To regard as similar
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To regard as similar
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To regard as similar
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To use or make allegory:
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To regard as similar
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To regard as similar
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To regard as similar
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To examine on a comparative basis
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To examine on a comparative basis
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To examine on a comparative basis
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To examine on a comparative basis
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To examine on a comparative basis
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To regard as similar
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To associate is defined as to bring two or more things together, or to have a relationship of some sort with another person or organization.
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To join to or by means of a communications circuit:
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Synonym Study

  • Collate implies detailed, critical comparison, esp. of different versions of the same text
  • Contrast implies a comparison for the purpose of emphasizing differences to contrast farm life with city life
  • Compare refers to a literal or figurative putting together in order to note points of resemblance and difference, and implies the weighing of parallel features for relative values to compare records and compact discs
Find another word for compare. In this page you can discover 106 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for compare, like: relate, resemble, balance, examine, be comparable, put alongside, juxtapose, proportionate, parallel, homologous and set side by side.