What does the word comparison mean?

Usage examples for comparison

  1. Everything else appeared trivial in comparison. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. " It is like living next door neighbours, in comparison to what it was when we came over. – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  3. But what are they, after all, in comparison with those of Paul's Lord? – Memories of Bethany by John Ross Macduff