compare

compare(
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pehr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to make a comparison)
a. comparar
Our house is tiny compared with theirs.Nuestra casa es minúscula comparada con la de ellos.
b. cotejar
I compared her signature with the one on the card.Cotejé su firma con la de la tarjeta.
2. (to liken)
a. comparar
She compared the experience to being mauled by a bear.Ella comparó la experiencia con ser atacada por un oso.
3. (linguistics)
a. indicar los grados de comparación de
Positive, comparative, and superlative are the terms used to compare an adjective.Positivo, comparativo y superlativo son los términos que se usan para indicar los grados de comparación de un adjetivo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to match; used with "to" or "with")
a. compararse con
No pain can compare to that of losing someone you love.Ningún dolor puede compararse con el de perder a un ser querido.
b. ser en comparación con
How does beer compare with wine in terms of alcohol content?¿Cómo es la cerveza en comparación con el vino en cuanto a contenido alcohólico?
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compare
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (literary)
a.
beyond compareincomparable
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. comparar
compared with or to…comparado(a) con…
3. (fig)
a.
to compare notes (with somebody)intercambiar pareceres or opiniones (con alguien)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (general)
a. compararse
to compare favorably with somethingresultar ser mejor que algo
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compare [kəmˈpɛəʳ]
transitive verb
1 (gen) comparar; (put side by side) [+texts] cotejar
to compare sth/sb with or to sth/sb comparar algo/a algn con or a algo/algn; Oxford is small compared with London Oxford es pequeño en comparación a or comparado con Londres; as compared with comparado con
to compare notes with sb cambiar impresiones con algn
2 (Gram) formar los grados de comparación de
intransitive verb
she can't compare with you no se la puede comparar contigo; it doesn't compare with yours no se lo puede comparar al tuyo; no tiene comparación con el tuyo; how do they compare? ¿cuáles son sus cualidades respectivas?; how do they compare for speed? ¿cuál tiene mayor velocidad?; how do the prices compare? ¿qué tal son los precios en comparación?; it compares favourably with the other no pierde por comparación con el otro; supera al otro; it compares poorly with the other es inferior al otro
noun
beyond compare incomparable; sin comparación; sin par
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