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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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While poles apart visually, Tim Hawkinson's current appearance at the Whitney bears comparison to Christo and Jean-Claude's recent Central Park Gates, a few final remnants of which I walked through en route to the museum.
But there is something about Strauss' steady progression and enviable consistency which bears comparison with the path already pursued by Vaughan --up to the point where the Yorkshire batsman surprised everyone, surely himself included at times, with a string of virtuoso exploits to put even Australia to the sword.
He recited a familiar litany of Labour achievements since 1997, saying: "The overall record is one that bears comparison with any government, Labour or Conservative, in the past."
Jack Rosenthal, whose television writing CV bears comparison with just about anyone's, has done the adaptation, which has to be good news.
Dyer notes that Rooney's emergence bears comparison with what Shearer was up to at the same age.
Lead singer Brent Proctor, 21, has a passionate and powerful vocal, which bears comparison to Matt Bellamy or Jeff Buckley, although on this occasion it was mired in an appalling mix.
As a walking experience, the Glyndwr way bears comparison with all its fellow national trails in England and Wales, offering landscapes rich in history, culture and stunning beauty.
In the compact, one-box MPV market, the Almera Tino, recently voted safest MPV by 'Auto Express', bears comparison with Renault's Scenic and Vauxhall's Zafira, while the popular 3/5-door Almera is currently offered in a high specification, low price Activ version, from pounds 9995.
The project bears comparison with Tatlin's 1927 model for a monument to the III International, combining as it does a relic of labour-intensive heavy industry, which was once progressive, with futuristic deconstructionist forms developed from the Russian avant garde of the same period, a fitting punctuation mark to a century of European architecture.
Van Persie's opener against Sunderland was the 1,500th goal of Sir Alex Ferguson's reign at Old Trafford and Black Cats boss O'Neill says he bears comparison with Lionel Messi at Barcelona.
However, the Italian believes Sunday's match bears comparison to the biggest game in club football, saying: "For us, it's like a final.
WALES captain Ryan Giggs has a CV that bears comparison with the best footballers of his generation - but he is still driven by the fear of failure.