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comparison

noun alikeness, analogical procedure, analogy, association, balance, comparatio, comparative essimate, contrast, correlation, equation, nearness, parallel, rapprochement, relative estimate, relative estimation, resemblance
Associated concepts: comparison of negligence of opposing parties
See also: analogy, collation, correlate, identification, parity, propinquity, proportion, standard
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His stats last year bear comparison to just about anyone in the league and we're just really lucky that he was available.
Though Kiesewetter's constructions bear comparison to artists as varied as Anthony Caro, fellow young Germans Thomas Scheibitz and Manfred Pernice, and even H.
While every English all-rounder must bear comparison to Beefy, all NFL quarterbacks are measured against former San Francisco 49ers great Joe Montana, a four-time Super Bowl winner.
It is a vulgar mistake to think that most people in Eastern Europe are miserable," declared economist Lester Thurow, adding that the Soviet Union was "a country whose economic achievements bear comparison with those of the United States.
Well, anyone who has seen Stan's paintings in local exhibitions over the past few years, knows that he does deserve to be up with the best - and can bear comparison.
This is not to say, however, that the present edition is in any way reduced to being a replacement which does not bear comparison with what had been published by Roncaglia.
Hallett's central question is "Does belief in God [as One who is infinite in goodness, wisdom and power] bear comparison with other-mind beliefs with limited backing (e.
Some of them, especially the multilayered love story "The Resthouse," can bear comparison to the best of Tagore or Chekhov.
These motley and interwoven characters include a handful of grocers and servants, a satirically reactionary political group typical of the '30s, and, at the forefront, the research on literary lunatics undertaken by the curious master/slave dialectic of the purulent Purpulan and Chambernac, a retired professor who would bear comparison with Queneau if it wasn't for the fact that Queneau himself turns up as a character.
Many of the people working at BTexact are world leaders, not only in defining standards but also in their ability to test well beyond the established parameters and define the upper limits of performance, and our facilities bear comparison with any other in our field.
Martinez has studied Everton's history since he took over as manager last summer and he believes McCarthy can bear comparison with the greats after just 27 Everton starts.
From Back Page he took over as manager last summer and he believes McCarthy can bear comparison with the greats after just 27 Everton starts.