qualities that are comparable
"no comparison between the two books"
to form the comparative or superlative form on an adjective or adverb
consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous
"We can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans"
"You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed"
"This car does not compare with our line of Mercedes"
examine and note the similarities or differences of
"John compared his haircut to his friend's"
"We compared notes after we had both seen the movie"