AskDefine | Define comparable

Dictionary Definition

comparable adj
1 able to be compared or worthy of comparison [ant: incomparable]
2 conforming in every respect; "boxes with corresponding dimensions"; "the like period of the preceding year" [syn: corresponding, like]

User Contributed Dictionary



  • /ˈkəmpɛɹəbl̩/, 1=/"k@mpEr@b=l/ a US
  • /ˈkɒmpæɹæb̩l/, 1=/"kQmp

Extensive Definition

Comparable may refer to:
  • Comparability, in mathematics
  • Comparative, in grammar, a word that denotes the degree by which an entity has a property greater or less in extent than another
comparable in French: Comparable

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