in a way that shows a resemblance or similarity; similarly: The only real difference between the ovens came down to size; they performed comparably.These sound much better than other comparably priced speakers.
in a way that allows for or suggests a comparison: Randomization allows researchers to comparably test different treatments in similar groups.
- un·com·pa·ra·bly, adverb
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How to use comparably in a sentence
With only a few, if any, comparable shows on CBS or ABC, the Peacock stood alone with a bevy of Blackness on its roster at the same time.7 Things We Learned From the ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Reunion | cmurray | November 20, 2020 | Essence.com
That’s pretty close, but there are also several examples of polling error comparable to this year.The Polls Weren’t Great. But That’s Pretty Normal. | Nate Silver (firstname.lastname@example.org) | November 11, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
Using eDNA metabarcoding, the team was able to identify a comparable number of species with more traditional methods of deep-sea sampling.Scientists are tracking down deep sea creatures with free-floating DNA | Kat Eschner | November 5, 2020 | Popular-Science
The number and severity of penalties were comparable to those of recent years, although the number of hospitals receiving the maximum penalty of 3% dropped from 56 to 39.Medicare will fine half of U.S. hospitals for readmitting too many patients pre-COVID | lbelanger225 | November 2, 2020 | Fortune
When pricing this way, you review the comparable sales and price higher than what similar homes have sold for recently.
A third category of chemical weapon is comparably savage—the nerve-gas agents.Sarin, Nitrogen Mustard, Cyanide & More: All About Chemical Weapons | Kent Sepkowitz | August 26, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Jump forward some decades and the number of ebook designers is comparably small.Do Tablet Apps and Ebooks Spell the End of Pop-Up Books? | Zachary Sniderman | January 20, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
We cannot apprehend an object as sublime while we apprehend it as comparably, measurably, or finitely great.Oxford Lectures on Poetry | Andrew Cecil Bradley
Not comparably to your ladyship; you are the very Cynthia of the skies, and queen of stars.The Comedies of William Congreve | William Congreve
Unlike the peoples of the great Asiatic and European folk-wanderings, they found no comparably developed peoples to bar their way.The Coming of Coal | Robert W. Bruere
The gentry society was, therefore, a comparably stable society with little upward social mobility but with some downward mobility.A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.] | Wolfram Eberhard
There is nothing comparably interesting in me, he said; I have had my story, or at least I have missed my chance to have a story.The Dull Miss Archinard | Anne Douglas Sedgwick