Definition of Comparisons. Meaning of Comparisons. Synonyms of Comparisons

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Definition of Comparisons

Comparison
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. As sharp legal practitioners, no class of human beings can bear comparison with them. --Macaulay. The miracles of our Lord and those of the Old Testament afford many interesting points of comparison. --Trench. 2. The state of being compared; a relative estimate; also, a state, quality, or relation, admitting of being compared; as, to bring a thing into comparison with another; there is no comparison between them. 3. That to which, or with which, a thing is compared, as being equal or like; illustration; similitude. Whereto shall we liken the kingdom of God? Or with what comparison shall we compare it? --Mark iv. 30. 4. (Gram.) The modification, by inflection or otherwise, which the adjective and adverb undergo to denote degrees of quality or quantity; as, little, less, least, are examples of comparison. 5. (Rhet.) A figure by which one person or thing is compared to another, or the two are considered with regard to some property or quality, which is common to them both; e.g., the lake sparkled like a jewel. 6. (Phren.) The faculty of the reflective group which is supposed to perceive resemblances and contrasts. Beyond comparison, so far superior as to have no likeness, or so as to make comparison needless. In comparison of, In comparison with, as compared with; in proportion to. [Archaic] ``So miserably unpeopled in comparison of what it once was.' --Addison. Comparison of hands (Law), a mode of proving or disproving the genuineness of a signature or writing by comparing it with another proved or admitted to be genuine, in order to ascertain whether both were written by the same person. --Bouvier. --Burrill.
Comparison
Comparison Com*par"i*son, v. t. To compare. [Obs.] --Wyclif.

Meaning of Comparisons from wikipedia

- making such comparisons to entice people to purchase things so they compare more favorably with people who have these things. Social comparison theory, initially...
- multiple comparisons to be directly compared. These techniques generally require a stricter significance threshold for individual comparisons, so as to...
- Comparisons of media players are lists of digital media player hardware and software products that compare their features. The lists are organized by...
- International comparisons, or national evaluation indicators, focuses on the quantitative, qualitative, and evaluative analysis of one country in relation...
- prefer C over A. If pairwise comparisons are in fact transitive in respect to the four mentioned rules, then pairwise comparisons for a list of alternatives...
- algorithm still takes O(n² log n) time, but only O(n²) comparisons. The number of comparisons that a comparison sort algorithm requires increases in proportion...
- mail server has not fallen into one of the major DNSBL blacklists. INPS Comparison of DNS blacklists and whitelists including spam hits, non-spam hits and...
- for a number of FTP clients. Unless otherwise specified in footnotes, comparisons are based on the stable versions without any add-ons, extensions or external...
- underlie social comparisons, and the particular types of social comparisons that are made. Motives that are relevant to social comparison include self-enhancement...
- input sequences will require a multiple of n log n comparisons); algorithms not based on comparisons, such as counting sort, can have better performance...
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