The act of comparing; an examination of two or more objects with the view of discovering the resemblances or differences; relative estimate.
- The act of comparing or the process of being compared.
- A statement or estimate of similarities and differences.
- The quality of being similar or equivalent; likeness: no comparison between the two books.
- Grammar The modification or inflection of an adjective or adverb to denote the positive, comparative, and superlative degrees, as in English, along with the equative degree in certain other languages, such as Irish Gaelic.