Synonyms for compare
- hold a candle to
- match up
- place in juxtaposition
- set against
- set side by side
- size up
- stack up against
- weigh against another
Antonyms for compare
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMPARE
Or I might compare them to cherubs, haunting that holy place.
"Compare the living face with the pictured one," said the painter.
On the score of health they may compare favourably with any race.
Neither Lyons, Bordeaux, Nantes, can compare with it for sumptuosity.
Why do I compare him with one whom I thought I had forgotten?
And yet in this village how can she compare him with others; how can she form a choice?
Compare the French of to-day with the French of the old regime.
That is a very inferior car they have,—so Charles says, at least; nothing to compare with this.
They sit (very uncomfortably) on a sloping stone there, and compare notes.
There you have Sagnier and Fonsegue: just compare them a bit.
late 14c., from Old French comparer (12c., Modern French comparer), from Late Latin comparare "to liken, to compare" (see comparison). Related: Compared; comparing. To compare notes is from 1708. Phrase without compare (attested from 1620s, but similar phrasing dates to 1530s) seems to be altered by folk etymology from compeer "rival."