Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Worthy to be compared; similar.

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Usage examples "comparable":

  1. The noble countenance before him grew luminous at once: the lip quivered, the eye sparkled; the enthusiasm of Godolphin was not comparable to that of Constance. - "Godolphin, Volume 2.", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
  2. This extra effort involves, most immediately, the need for a supplemental defense appropriation of $ 1. 3 billion for fiscal year 1958. In the 1959 budget, increased expenditures for missiles, nuclear ships, atomic energy, research and development, science and education, a special contingency fund to deal with possible new technological discoveries, and increases in pay and incentives to obtain and retain competent manpower add up to a total increase over the comparable figures in the 1957 budget of about $ 4 billion. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
  3. What events for importance are comparable to the occurrences connected with his sojourn on earth? - "The Ordinance of Covenanting", John Cunningham.