comparable comparable  /ˈkɑm pə rə bəl/


  1. (adj) able to be compared or worthy of comparison
  2. (adj) conforming in every respect



  1. ETMC doctor touts local facilities

    Touting ETMC-Henderson as comparable to almost any hospital in the area, Dr. Lynne Haygood-Kane told Optimist Club members some of the amenities of the local hospital.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Henderson Daily News

  2. ORENCIA® (abatacept) Shows Comparable Efficacy to Humira® (adalimumab) in Year Two Data from Head-to-Head Study in ...

    PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ORENCIA® (abatacept) Shows Comparable Efficacy to Humira® (adalimumab) in Year Two Data from Head-to-Head Study in Patients with Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  3. McDonald's comparable sales up 2.6% in May

    NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- McDonald's Corp. said global comparable sales rose 2.6% in May. Systemwide sales rose 3.6% in May; U.S. sales rose 2.4%, the company reported Monday. The fast-food company's global comparable sales had fallen 0.6% in April and fell 1.0% during the first quarter. McDonald's stock was up 2.3% in premarket trade. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Market Watch


  1. Mr. Obama added that "there may be some comparable opportunities in Afghanistan and in the Pakistani region, but the situation in Afghanistan is, if anything, more complex."
    on Mar 7, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Times

  2. "I want to make sure something comparable ...... is in there," Nelson said.
    on Nov 8, 2009 By: Ben Nelson Source: ABC News

  3. "We expect all developed nations - those within the framework of the Kyoto Protocol, and those outside that framework - to embrace comparable efforts in order to bring about the global outcomes the world now expects of us," Rudd said.
    on Dec 12, 2005 By: Kevin Rudd Source: 940 News

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propriety propriety
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