verb. ['kəmˈpɛr'] examine and note the similarities or differences of.
Words that Rhyme with Compare
How do you pronounce compare?
Pronounce compare as kəmˈpɛr.
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Example sentences of the word compare
1. Verb, base form
Ask the students to compare the two menus, which will help them learn to identify similarities and differences.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Place the new key and the original against each other and compare.
Quotes containing the word compare
1. My success has been something I've worked a long time at and it's been a gradual process. I compare it to the idea of someone losing a lot of weight over a period of a few years. You don't really notice the weight loss overall but if you compare photos from then and now there's a big difference.
- Ray William Johnson
2. It's funny. People often compare me to other humor essayists. They're usually quite nice comparisons; I will accept those gladly. But I am always sort of appalled at the idea of being lumped with other, more chick-y female writers. And the truth is probably that neither comparison is accurate.
- Sloane Crosley
3. Don't compare me to Babe Ruth. God gave me the opportunity and the ability to be here at the right time, at the right moment, just like he gave Babe Ruth when he was playing. I just hope I can keep doing what I've been doing - keep taking care of business.
- Sammy Sosa
verb. ['kəmˈpɛr'] be comparable.
verb. ['kəmˈpɛr'] consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous.
noun. ['kəmˈpɛr'] qualities that are comparable.
verb. ['kəmˈpɛr'] to form the comparative or superlative form on an adjective or adverb.