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Significado de “compare” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "compare" - Diccionario Inglés

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compareverb [T]

uk   /kəmˈpeər/  us   /-per/
  • compare verb [T] (EXAMINE DIFFERENCES)

B1 to ​examine or ​look for the ​difference between two or more things: If you compare ​houseprices in the two ​areas, it's ​quiteamazing how different they are. That ​seemsexpensive - have you compared ​prices in other ​shops? Compare some ​recentwork withyourolderstuff and you'll ​see how much you've ​improved. This ​road is ​quitebusy compared to/with ours. Children ​seem to ​learn more ​interesting things compared to/with when we were at ​school.

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  • compare verb [T] (CONSIDER SIMILARITIES)

to ​judge, ​suggest, or ​consider that something is ​similar or of ​equalquality to something ​else: The ​poet compares his lover's ​tongue to a ​razorblade. Still only 25, she has been compared to the ​greatestdancer of all ​time. People compared her to Elizabeth Taylor. You can't compare the two ​cities - they're ​totally different.does not compare If something or someone does not compare with something or someone ​else, the second thing is very much ​better than the first: Instant ​coffee just doesn't compare withfreshlygroundcoffee.compare favourably If something compares ​favourably with something ​else, it is ​better than it: The ​hotelcertainly compared ​favourably with the one we ​stayed in last ​year.

comparenoun

uk   /kəmˈpeər/  us   /-per/ literary
(Definition of compare from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "compare" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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compareverb

 us   /kəmˈpeər/
  • compare verb (EXAMINE DIFFERENCES)

[T] to ​examine or ​look for the ​differences between ​persons or things: This store’s ​prices are high compared to what some other ​storescharge.
  • compare verb (CONSIDER SIMILARITIES)

[I/T] to ​consider or ​suggest that something is ​similar or ​equal to something ​else: [I] Instant ​coffee doesn’t compare with ​freshlygroundcoffee (= ​freshcoffee is much ​better).
(Definition of compare from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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