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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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RAFAEL BENITEZ last night set his sights on creating an Anfield legacy to stand comparison with the reigns of Bill Shankly and Bob Paisley.
It is superior television, which can stand comparison with the output of any other channel, and S4C deserves full credit.
He admitted his squad this season may not stand comparison with the famous Kingston team that took on Europe with such success 10 years ago, but Jets' domestic dominance should not, Peers believes, be overlooked.
Bridge over Troubled Water is a song with a classic version and lots of failed attempts but Il Divo, who have yet to record the song, put their own memorable stamp on it as they did with Hallelujah and both stand comparison with the definitive Simon and Garfunkel and Jeff Buckley versions.
In the last couple of years O'Sullivan has woken up to the fact that he needs to collect more trophies in big tournaments such as the World and UK Championships if he is to stand comparison with Stephen Hendry.
After years of central government neglect, health facilities in the region today stand comparison with the best, which puts the onus on ordinary people to play their part in staying alive.
His statistics stand comparison with the best -almost 4,000 runs at 56.
Doesn't our town, with its buildings and its greenery, stand comparison with any other in such favoured circumstances?
Johan Cruyff, the former Holland international and one of the few players who could stand comparison with Best, described his talent as "unique".
The facilities here will stand comparison with every other club in the SPL outwith the Old Firm.
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning is a brilliantly fresh take on conventional folk-rock, including some exquisite ballad harmonies with Emmylou Harris that stand comparison to her work with Young and the late Gram Parsons.
IT may not stand comparison with the Magna Cart a as a defining document of citizens' rights.