Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun comparison

3 senses of comparison

Sense 1
comparison, comparing -- (the act of examining resemblances; "they made a comparison of noise levels"; "the fractions selected for comparison must require pupils to consider both numerator and denominator")
       => examination, scrutiny -- (the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes))

Sense 2
comparison -- (relation based on similarities and differences)
       => relation -- (an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together)

Sense 3
comparison, compare, equivalence, comparability -- (qualities that are comparable; "no comparison between the two books"; "beyond compare")
       => likeness, alikeness, similitude -- (similarity in appearance or character or nature between persons or things; "man created God in his own likeness")

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