[kom-per-uh-buhl or, sometimes, kuhm-pair-]
capable of being compared; having features in common with something else to permit or suggest comparison: He considered the Roman and British empires to be comparable.
worthy of comparison: shops comparable to those on Fifth Avenue.
usable for comparison; similar: We have no comparable data on Russian farming.
Origin of comparable
Synonyms for comparable
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worthy of comparison
able to be compared (with)
early 15c., from Middle French comparable, from Latin comparabilis "capable of comparison," from comparare (see comparison). Related: Comparably; comparability.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper