compare

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/kəmˈpɛər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kəmˈpɛr/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kəm pâr)


Inflections of 'compare' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
compares
v 3rd person singular
comparing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
compared
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
compared
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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compare

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. compare [one] to [another]
  2. compare one another
  3. compare two [things] (together)
  4. compare and contrast
  5. compare [prices, rates, deals, the quality]
  6. compare the [data, results, facts, findings]
  7. compare (them) side by side
  8. compared over [1000] [studies, specimens, patients]
  9. if you compare it [to, with]
  10. when compared to [most, many, previous, other]
  11. [browse, search, research] and compare
  12. [allows, helps] you to compare
  13. compare before you buy
  14. nothing compares to [you, the feeling]
  15. compares [favorably, poorly] with
  16. [cannot, does not] compare (with)
  17. [simply, just] [cannot] compare
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