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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of compare.

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Examples

  • Here's a poem which I wrote a year or so ago: the title compares Jonah to Phlebas the

    Reading the Maps

  • The title compares those advocating the protection of the Amazon's resources to a barnyard dog growling over food that it does not eat but will not let others have.

    Top Headlines from World Press Review

  • Reliable Source quotes the passage where Ovechkin compares American and Russian women, and RMNB quotes the passage where Ovechkin offers advice on picking up women, whom he refers to with a Russian term that "falls somewhere between 'chicks' and 'b-- ches," according to GQ.

    Ovechkin in Moscow with GQ

  • Ron Brownstein compares his pre-midterm election interviews with President Bill Clinton in 1994 and President Barack Obama last week.

    Obama and Clinton

  • The only other thing that compares is when they have "loved ones" visit and they are get all teary and emo.

    Paying respect to those who went before

  • Nevin compares what followed to the Far Side cartoon in which a dog faces a jury of cats.

    Prophetic Justice

  • John McCain compares the 2004 GOP Convention to 1992.

    09/03/2004

  • In his mind, Martin compares her to the women he has met so far: women from his circle and women who lived in the dens, hunting for the sailors.

    “SUCCESS”

  • At the top I have, with some difficulties, until fairly recently, kept a $1,000 per performance maximum fee which again compares unfavourably to what, for example, La Scala in Milan can pay and of course cannot begin to compare with what some of these top artists earn in concerts or television.

    This Business of Opera

  • My wife and I are signed up with a company that sends us six bottles of wine from a different part of Europe every month, complete with information on the region -- I like to read through the newsletters they send and get a feel for how "winespeak" in Japanese compares with English.

    Anime Nano!

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