Meaning of “compare” - Learner’s Dictionary

compare

verb uk us /kəmˈpeər/
EXAMINE [ T ]

B1 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

B2 used when saying how one person or thing is different from another:

This room is very tidy compared to mine.
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(Definition of “compare” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)