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to consider how things or people are similar and how they are different
to show a relationship between one person or thing and another
to say or show that two things are related, or that one of the things causes the other
to compare one thing with another
to compare two things in order to show how they are different
to see or show a difference between things
to show clearly that someone is not connected with someone or something
to notice what is different between similar people or things
to find out whether information is accurate or useful by comparing it with other information
used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …
said in a way that is intended to make someone feel stupid or bad
the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives
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Free thesaurus definition of to compare or connect things from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.