comparative

[adj] - relating to or based on or involving comparison 2. [adj] - having significance only in relation to something else 3. [n] - the comparative form of an adjective
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Comparative

Com·par'a·tive adjective [ Latin comparativus : confer French comparatif .] 1. Of or pertaining to comparison. 'The comparative faculty.' Glanvill. 2. Proceeding from, or by the method of, comparison; as, the comparative sciences; the comparat
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Comparative

Com·par'a·tive noun (Gram.) The comparative degree of adjectives and adverbs; also, the form by which the comparative degree is expressed; as, stronger , wiser , weaker , more stormy , less windy , are all comparatives . « In comparatives
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comparative

adjective relating to or based on or involving comparison; `comparative linguistics`
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comparative

adjective having significance only in relation to something else; `a comparative newcomer`
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comparative

noun the comparative form of an adjective; ``better` is the comparative of `good``
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Comparative

• (a.) Expressing a degree greater or less than the positive degree of the quality denoted by an adjective or adverb. The comparative degree is formed from the positive by the use of -er, more, or less; as, brighter, more bright, or less bright. • (n.) The comparative degree of adjectives and adverbs; also, the form by which the comparati
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Comparative

[disambiguation] A comparative is a form of an adjective or adverb indicating greater degree. Comparative may also refer to: ==Language== ==Social sciences== ==Government and law== ==Biology== ==Cultural studies== ==Philosophy== ==Economics== ...
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comparative

Financial statements of a prior period shown with those of the current period to aid in comparisons between periods.
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Comparative

In linguistics, the comparative is a syntactic construction that serves to express a comparison between two (or more) entities or groups of entities in quality, quantity, or degree; it is one of the degrees of comparison, alongside the positive and the superlative. The comparative is signaled in English by the suffix -er or by a word of comparison
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