Comparableness
Comparable Com"pa*ra*ble, a. [L. comparabilis: cf. F. comparable.] Capable of being compared; worthy of comparison. [1913 Webster]

There is no blessing of life comparable to the enjoyment of a discreet and virtuous friend. --Addison. -- {Com"pa*ra*ble*ness}, n. -- {Com"pa*ra*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]


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  • comparableness — noun see comparable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • comparableness — See comparability. * * * …   Universalium

  • comparableness — noun The state or quality of being comparable; comparability …   Wiktionary

  • comparableness — com·pa·ra·ble·ness …   English syllables

  • comparableness — noun ( es) : comparability * * * comˈparableness (or /kom parˈ/) noun • • • Main Entry: ↑compare …   Useful english dictionary

  • comparable — adjective Date: 15th century 1. capable of or suitable for comparison 2. similar, like < fabrics of comparable quality > • comparableness noun • comparably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • comparable — comparability, comparableness, n. comparably, adv. /kom peuhr euh beuhl/ or, sometimes, /keuhm pair /, adj. 1. capable of being compared; having features in common with something else to permit or suggest comparison: He considered the Roman and… …   Universalium

  • comparable — 1. adjective /ˈkɒmp(ə)ɹəb̩l,kɒmˈpæɹəb̩l,kəmˈpɛɹəbl̩/ a) Able to be compared (to). An elephant is comparable in size to a double decker bus. b) Similar (to); like. You cant say that robbing a bank is like pickpocketing. The two are just not… …   Wiktionary

  • balance — I (amount in excess) noun carry over, excess, extra, leftover, margin, oddments, overflow, overmeasure, overplus, overrun, oversupply, plus, reliquus, remainder, remaining portion, remains, remnant, residual, residual portion, residue, residuum,… …   Law dictionary

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