Meaning of “comparative” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective uk us /kəmˈpærətɪv/
comparative comfort/freedom/silence, etc

a situation that is comfortable/free/silent, etc when compared to another situation or to what is usual:

I enjoyed the comparative calm of home after the busy office.

comparing similar things:

a comparative study of two poems

(Definition of “comparative adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)