verb (used with object), com·pared, com·par·ing.
verb (used without object), com·pared, com·par·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for compare
As well as investing, the platform allows customers to spend their cash via partnerships with impact-oriented compares, and offset their carbon footprint through a subscription.Tickr, which allows retail investors to back Impact companies, secures $3.4M from Ada Ventures|Mike Butcher|February 5, 2021|TechCrunch
Get rid of excess moisture and up the starch content for crispiness beyond compare.This crisp, classic potato latke recipe delivers a satisfying, celebratory crunch|Olga Massov|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
Compare that to Guardians of the Galaxy which opened in Korea on July 31.Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea|Rich Goldstein|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And compare, as noted up top, to Secretary Clinton, who spent years quietly pushing a modernized Cuba policy.
To compare, Lana Del Rey sold over 100,000 copies that same week.The Biggest Bombs of 2014: ‘Sex Tape,’ Mariah Carey’s Vocals, ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and More|Kevin Fallon|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You can even compare your results to the top golfers in the world.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Richard Hendriks in Your Life|Allison McNearney|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now compare that to what happened when Sarah Palin's emails were released.
Here he can inspect what he sees, say the reflection of the face of his mother or nurse, and compare it at once with the original.Children's Ways|James Sully
Pentegot est une fort belle riviere, et peut 48 estre compare la Garonne de France.
A bull-fight is fearful enough, but it cannot compare with the struggle between a maddened buffalo and his pursuer.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
In the Pedal department no reed or flue pipe can begin to compare with a Diaphone, either in attack or in volume of tone.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
"And I can return the compliment," was my reply, as we all gathered round a brew of tea to exchange news and compare notes.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
British Dictionary definitions for compare
Derived forms of comparecomparer, noun
Word Origin for compare
Idioms and Phrases with compare
In addition to the idiom beginning with compare
- compare notes
- beyond compare