English definition of “compare”
EXAMINE [T] › to examine the ways in which two people or things are different or similar: The teachers are always comparing me with/to my sister.
AS GOOD [I] › to be as good as something else: This product compares well with more expensive brands.
compared to/with sb/sth › used when saying how one person or thing is different from another: This room is very tidy compared to mine. → See also compare notes