compare

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compare is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
compare

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /kəmˈpɛɹ/
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Verb[change]

Plain form
compare

Third-person singular
compares

Past tense
compared

Past participle
compared

Present participle
comparing

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you compare two things, you look at, talk about, or think about how they are the same and how they are different.
    I compared all different kinds of computers before buying this one.
    Compared to the sun, the moon is quite small.