Definition of compare (noun)
- qualities that are comparable
Definition of compare (verb)
- examine and note the similarities or differences of
- "John compared his haircut to his friend's"; "We compared notes after we had both seen the movie"
- be comparable
- "This car does not compare with our line of Mercedes"
- consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous
- to form the comparative or superlative form on an adjective or adverb
Source: Princeton University Wordnet