Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Comparable"

The meaning of "Comparable" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does comparable to mean?
A: Similar or worthy of comparison
Q: What does comparable mean?
A: Comparable means the same thing as "similar."

If you look closely at the word, it describes anything that is "able," to be "compared."
Q: What does comparable to mean?
A: Can be compared.
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Example sentences using "Comparable"

Q: Please show me example sentences with comparable.
A: Hearing you sing is comparable to hearing someone step on a cat's tail.
Q: Please show me example sentences with comparable.
A: My mother tries to convince me that off brand butter is comparable to the popular brand, but I can taste the difference.
Q: Please show me example sentences with comparable .
A: Comparable simply means that two or more things are similar and can be compared to each other.
"I know that you think this is the same situation, but the two are not comparable."
"My job is not comparable to yours. Mine is much more stressful."
"These movies are not the same. A rom-com is not comparable to a historical romance."
"You can't say that a baseball player is more talented than a football player. The two are not comparable."
Another word that people often confuse with comparable is commensurate. They say comparable when they mean commensurate.
Commensurable mean that two or more things are on the same level of importance or value.
"Your salary will increase and be commensurate with your new responsibilities."
"The trust I give you will be commensurate with the good behavior you show me."
"You are being promoted and your new title is commensurate with your hard work work and devotion."
Q: Please show me example sentences with comparable.
A: “This is comparable to that.”
Q: Please show me example sentences with comparable.
A: The two schools are comparable in size.

Synonyms of "Comparable" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between comparable and comparative ?
A: Comparable: If you break down the word, you will see its meaning - able to be compared. It can also mean that two things are similar.

Ex. These two situations are not comparable. (Able to be compared)

The two fabrics are of comparable quality. (Similar/equal)



Comparative: this is kind of complicated. there are several meanings here, but the simplest is that one thing is more ...something... than the other. You are using one thing as a basis to describe something - in other words, measuring some quality by comparing one thing to another. I actually don’t think we use this word very often.

Ex.
He preferred the comparative comfort of his own home. (He finds his own home more comfortable when he compares it to other places)

She is a comparative newcomer in the company. (She is newer compared to other workers in the company).
Q: What is the difference between comparable and equivalent ?
A: Thank you for all your help!
Probably I've got it :)
I understand them as below...

I can say comparable is to have similarity. But not totally same.
For example, I can say that Google and Yahoo are comparable. And they can abstract as huge portal site.

Equivalent is totally same and can express another thing like yen to dollar, mile to km...
But sometime we use it as hyperbole like that islands is equivalent to heaven.
Am I right?
Q: What is the difference between comparable and comparative ?
A: You use "comparable" as an adjective while you use "comparative" as a noun.
Q: What is the difference between comparable and subequal ?
A: I never ever hear the word subequal. Only "equal."

Translations of "Comparable"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? comparable
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? comparable
A: ComPARable

Other questions about "Comparable"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce comparable.
A: oh my fault! I actually think they have two different meanings depending on how you pronounce it. I just looked on google and “comPARable” is a noun meaning “something suitable for comparison” and COMprable is an adjective “of equivalent quality”.

Examples:
noun: the achievements of an athlete and a writer are not comparable.
adjective: nobody is comparable with this athlete

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