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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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"Barry Ferguson was in that Rangers team but here characters like Lee Bowyer bear comparison to the players I had in the Rangers team then.
Queiroz believes Ronaldo, last season's Footballer of the Year in England, will soon bear comparison with the all-time sporting greats.
Win, lose of draw tomorrow, he could have donenomore to prove that for his never-say-die qualities alone he is beginning to bear comparison to England's greatest all-rounder Ian Botham Flintoff (three for 46) could have been forgiven for crying enough when Inzamam-ul Haq cut him for four and skipper Michael Vaughan gave him the option of taking a breather.
Manchester united's recent scoring record in the Champions League hardly inspires confidence ahead of their decisive match against Benfica in a fortnight - but Rio Ferdinand insists the team's strikers bear comparison with any in the world.
Restaurants, and many pubs, in this country bear comparison with much on the continent, and certainly with anything in the US.
AT SOME MOMENT between 1959 and 1961, Andy Warhol underwent an artistic change deep enough to bear comparison to a religious conversion.
The situations at Molineux and Ninian Park bear comparison. The fans of both clubs have suffered over far too many years - and they are each on the brink of making the progress their supporters have yearned for.
Frost's universality leads each poet to reach for comparisons that place Frost outside the American tradition, in the company of Dante for Brodsky and Heaney, who are reminded when they read him that his New England woods are as ominous as the selva oscura, the "dark wood" of Dante's Inferno, and his stars are as visionary as the stelle of The Divine Comedy, whereas for Walcott, "Frost and Yeats, for their rhythm and design, are the most memorable poets of the century." To put Frost beside Dante and Yeats is the highest tribute possible, but it does not seem extravagant to place this American farmer-poet in their company, since his lyrical gift and his humane insight do bear comparison with the greatest writers in world literature.
Her early work was popular enough for her to bear comparison with the likes of Jane Austen and Sir Walter Scott.
Altidore was also sent off and faces a three-match ban, but boss Bruce said the two 'crimes' did not bear comparison.
.She went on: "Thanks to the initiative of the old Birmingham City Council and the Chamber of Commerce and" with Government support, the nation has at last acquired an exhibition centre which can bear comparison with the best that the rest of the world has to offer,
Having started the season with a record of two goals in 20 games for his country, Miller suddenly has an international scoring ratio of nearly one in three to bear comparison with Dalglish's 30 in 102 games, or Ally McCoist's 19 in 61, if not Denis Law's 30 from 55.