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See definition of comparing on Dictionary.com
  • verbexamine in contrast
  • verbliken, equate

synonyms for comparing

  • analyze
  • contrast
  • correlate
  • equal
  • match
  • measure
  • study
  • approach
  • balance
  • bracket
  • collate
  • confront
  • consider
  • contemplate
  • divide
  • examine
  • hang
  • inspect
  • juxtapose
  • observe
  • oppose
  • parallel
  • ponder
  • rival
  • scan
  • scrutinize
  • segregate
  • separate
  • touch
  • weigh
  • hold a candle to
  • match up
  • place in juxtaposition
  • set against
  • set side by side
  • size up
  • stack up against
  • weigh against another
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antonyms for comparing

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  • imbalance
  • aid
  • assist
  • combine
  • desegregate
  • discard
  • disregard
  • forget
  • gather
  • help
  • ignore
  • join
  • leave
  • neglect
  • support
  • unite
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How to use comparing in a sentence

There was a great comparing of papers, and turning over of leaves, by Fogg and Perker, after this statement of profit and loss.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
She found herself comparing the two men, and she was rather surprised at the difference she could distinguish.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Of course, you understand that measurement of anything is the comparing of it with some established standard.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
Now the Chaplain pauses: he is comparing the number of the wooden block hanging outside the cell with that on the letter.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
In comparing the first three stanzas with the Teseide, we must reverse the order of the stanzas in the latter poem.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Gibbon is probably referring to this play in comparing Mrs. Holroyd to the spirited Duchess.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
Mother, what a charming account he gave us, in comparing the properties of sound and light.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
Comparing these scales with the Species of the Octave, we find a certain amount of correspondence.
THE MODES OF ANCIENT GREEK MUSICDAVID BINNING MONRO
He passed whole hours in remembering mere nothings, and comparing his present life with his past.
A PASSION IN THE DESERTHONORE DE BALZAC
Quite naturally she was comparing the slim, dark-eyed girl at her side with Marian Bassett.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
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