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Synonyms

compare

verb

to consider how things or people are similar and how they are different

connect

verb

to show a relationship between one person or thing and another

link

verb

to say or show that two things are related, or that one of the things causes the other

set against

to compare one thing with another

contrast

verb

to compare two things in order to show how they are different

differentiate

verb

to see or show a difference between things

dissociate

verb

to show clearly that someone is not connected with someone or something

tell/see the difference

to notice what is different between similar people or things

juxtapose

verb

formal to place things together or describe things together so that people can see how they are different

check against

to find out whether information is accurate or useful by comparing it with other information

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compare

verb

used for saying how good or bad one thing is in relation to another

compare

verb

to say that one thing or person is similar to another

compare like with like

to compare two things that are similar in some way

correlate

verb

formal to show that two things are connected

disassociate

verb

dissociate

dissociate

verb

formal to consider two people or things to be separate, different, or not connected to each other

draw

verb

to consider the ways in which two things are different or similar

equate

verb

to consider something to be the same as something else

identify with

formal to think that something is the same as something else or is closely related to it

liken to

to say that someone or something is similar to someone or something else

map onto

to connect one thing to another thing, for example as a way of understanding its meaning or structure

mark out

to show that someone or something is different from others

match

verb

to show that two things are related or are the same

measure/judge etc someone/something against someone/something

to compare someone or something with someone or something else

piggyback

verb

informal if one thing piggybacks on another, it uses it, is based on it, or takes advantage of it

place

verb

to decide how good or important something is in comparison with other things

polarise

a British spelling of polarize

polarize

verb

to form two very different groups, opinions, or situations that are completely opposite to each other, or to cause this to happen

relate

verb

to show or make a connection between two different things

set off against

to compare one thing with another

situate

verb

formal to describe or discuss something in relation to the things that it is connected to

stack up

informal to appear good, bad etc when compared with someone or something else

tell/see the difference

to notice what has changed about someone or something

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