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  • bear comparison — bear (or stand) comparison be of sufficient quality to be likened favorably to someone or something of the same kind it can stand comparison with any publishing house …   Useful english dictionary

  • bear comparison — undergo comparison, undergo a contrast of likenesses and differences …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bear comparison (with) — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Comparison — Com*par i*son (? or ?), n. [F. comparaison, L. comparatio. See 1st {Compare}.] 1. The act of comparing; an examination of two or more objects with the view of discovering the resemblances or differences; relative estimate. [1913 Webster] As sharp …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Comparison of hands — Comparison Com*par i*son (? or ?), n. [F. comparaison, L. comparatio. See 1st {Compare}.] 1. The act of comparing; an examination of two or more objects with the view of discovering the resemblances or differences; relative estimate. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • comparison — 1. For comparison of adjectives, see adjective 3. 2. Comparison as the noun equivalent of compare is normally followed by with, not to, and this applies also to the expression by or in comparison: • By comparison with some of the 20 million tons… …   Modern English usage

  • comparison — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ favourable/favorable, unfavourable/unfavorable ▪ fair, unfair ▪ broad, crude (esp. BrE), simple ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • bear — I [[t]be͟ə(r)[/t]] VERB USES ♦♦ bears, bearing, bore, borne (Please look at category 19 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) VERB If you bear something somewhere, you carry it there or take it there.… …   English dictionary

  • comparison — com|pa|ri|son W2S3 [kəmˈpærısən] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(comparing)¦ 2¦(judgment)¦ 3¦(be like something)¦ 4 there s no comparison 5¦(grammar)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(COMPARING)¦[U] the process of comparing two or more people or things →↑compare, comparative ↑ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • comparison — noun 1 COMPARING (U) the process of comparing two people or things (+ with): Comparison with the director s earlier movies seems inevitable. | by comparison (=compared to someone or something else): After months of being in a tropical climate,… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bear — bear1 W1 [beə US ber] v past tense bore [bo: US bo:r] past participle borne [bo:n US bo:rn] [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(deal with something)¦ 2 can t bear something 3 bear (something) in mind 4¦(accept/be responsible for)¦ 5¦(support)¦ 6¦(sign/mark)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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