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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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Yesterday, There Are Places and Hey Jude seem timeless, but whether they stand comparison the Waterloo Sunset, Sunny Afternoon and Days by the Kinks, Satisfaction by the Rolling Stones or Good Vibrations and Heroes and Villains by the Beach Boys is a matter for debate
The facilities here will stand comparison with every other club in the SPL outwith the Old Firm.
IT may not stand comparison with the Magna Cart a as a defining document of citizens' rights.
These certainly stand comparison with areas which have had much more experience in such regeneration projects.
Wenger's men must win the League 10 times in 14 years, and throw in four European titles, to stand comparison with the Liverpool team of the 1970s and 1980s.
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.
The system that the SFA have in place is producing a high standard of referees that will stand comparison with colleagues anywhere.
He may be no champion, but he can stand comparison with Lochsong who, in 1992, also won three of the season's biggest handicaps; the Stewards' Cup, Portland and Ayr Gold Cup.
The Point's general manager, Craig Cook, said the venue would stand comparison with the best nightspots in rival Newcastle.
Disney's comedy sequel to The Absent Minded Professor doesn't stand comparison with the original, but there's still plenty to keep undemanding viewers entertained.
The Welsh Development Agency has been an excellent performer for Wales and its achievements stand comparison with any similar regeneration agency in Europe.
Admittedly, the 14% of waste that was recycled or composted in the council year 2003/2004 does not stand comparison with the best in Europe (in the Netherlands they recycle 59%) but it is nevertheless a step in the right direction.