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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Comparable  \Com"pa*ra*ble\,  a.  [L.  comparabilis:  cf  F. 
  comparable.] 
  Capable  of  being  compared;  worthy  of  comparison. 
 
  There  is  no  blessing  of  life  comparable  to  the 
  enjoyment  of  a  discreet  and  virtuous  friend.  --Addison. 
  --  {Com"pa*ra*ble*ness},  n.  --  {Com"pa*ra*bly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  comparable 
  adj  1:  able  to  be  compared  or  worthy  of  comparison  [ant:  {incomparable}] 
  2:  conforming  in  every  respect;  "boxes  with  corresponding 
  dimensions";  "the  like  period  of  the  preceding  year"  [syn: 
  {corresponding},  {like}] 




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