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  • 1 Comparison (grammar) — See also: Comparison of adjectives and Comparative Comparison, in grammar, is a property of adjectives and adverbs in most languages; it describes systems that distinguish the degree to which the modifier modifies its complement. English,… …

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  • 2 Mass comparison — is a method developed by Joseph Greenberg to determine the level of genetic relatedness between languages. It is now usually called multilateral comparison. The method is generally rejected by linguists (Campbell 2001, p. 45), though it has… …

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  • 3 compare — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To regard as similar] Syn. relate, connect, liken, note the similarities, draw a comParison, make a comParison, associate, link, reduce to a common denominator, equate, match, express by metaphor, analogize, show… …

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  • 4 compare — Synonyms and related words: admit of comparison, analogize, ape, appear like, approach, approximate, assimilate, associate, balance, be commensurable, be comparable, be like, be redolent of, bear resemblance, bracket, bring into analogy, bring… …

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  • 5 match — Synonyms and related words: Congreve, Congreve match, Olympic games, Olympics, a world without end bargain, accompany, accord, accumulate, adjust, admit of comparison, adversary, affiliation, agglomerate, aggregate, aggroup, agree, align,… …

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  • 6 parallel — Synonyms and related words: Antarctic Zone, Arctic Circle, Arctic Zone, Frigid Zones, Lambert conformal projection, Mercator projection, Miller projection, Torrid Zone, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Variable Zones, abri, accessory,… …

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  • 7 compare — I. v. a. 1. Collate (followed by with), bring into comparison, estimate relatively. 2. Liken (followed by to), declare similar, represent as resembling. II. v. n. Bear a comparison, admit of comparison, present a resemblance. III. n. (Poetical.)… …

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  • 8 come up to — [v] meet expectations admit of comparison with, approach, arrive, bear comparison with, come near, compare with, equal, extend, get near, match, measure up to, rank with, reach, resemble, rival, stand comparison with; concept 667 …

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  • 9 come — v 1. approach, near, draw near, close, close in, bear down upon; advance, make for, move toward, press upon. 2. arrive, enter, check in, clock in, punch in, ring in, sign in, pull in, roll in, Inf. hit town, Sl. blow in; appear, turn up, show up …

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  • 10 rival — Synonyms and related words: admit of comparison, adversary, adversative, adverse, alien, amount to, antagonist, antagonistic, antagonize, anti, antipathetic, antithetic, approach, attempt, balance, battle, battler, be commensurable, be comparable …

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  • 11 vie — Synonyms and related words: admit of comparison, antagonize, battle, be commensurable, be comparable, beat against, beat up against, breast the wave, buck, buffet, buffet the waves, challenge, challenge comparison, close with, combat, come up to …

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  • 12 measure up to — Synonyms and related words: admit of comparison, amount to, balance, be commensurable, be comparable, break even, check out, come to, come up to, compare, compare to, compare with, correspond, ditto, draw, equal, even, even off, have the… …

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  • 13 resemble — Synonyms and related words: admit of comparison, ape, appear like, approach, approximate, be, be commensurable, be comparable, be like, be redolent of, bear resemblance, bring to mind, call to mind, call up, come close, come near, come up to,… …

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  • 14 stack up — Synonyms and related words: admit of comparison, amount to, ape, appear like, approach, approximate, arrival, balance, bank, bank up, be commensurable, be comparable, be like, be redolent of, be so, be such, bear resemblance, blind landing, break …

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  • 15 complete —    Partridge includes complete in his list of false comparatives that is, words that do not admit of comparison, such as ultimate and eternal (one thing cannot be more ultimate or more eternal than another). Technically, he is right, and you… …

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  • 16 education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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  • 17 History of Physics —     History of Physics     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► History of Physics     The subject will be treated under the following heads: I. A Glance at Ancient Physics; II. Science and Early Christian Scholars; III. A Glance at Arabian Physics; IV.… …

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  • 18 Henry of Ghent and Duns Scotus — Stephen Dumont LIFE AND WORKS Henry of Ghent Henry of Ghent was arguably the most influential Latin theologian between Thomas Aquinas and Duns Scotus, regent as a leading master of theology at the University of Paris for the better part of the… …

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  • 19 international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 20 Indian philosophy — Any of the numerous philosophical systems developed on the Indian subcontinent, including both orthodox (astika) systems, namely, the Nyaya, Vaisheshika, Samkhya, Yoga, Mimamsa, and Vedanta schools of philosophy, and unorthodox (nastika) systems …

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