IV. WORDS RELATING TO THE INTELLECTUAL FACULTIES; FORMATION OF IDEAS

II. PRECURSORY CONDITIONS AND OPERATIONS

Comparison.

[Nouns] comparison, collation, contrast; identification; comparative estimate, relative estimate.

simile, similitude, analogy (similarity) [more]; allegory (metaphor) [more].

[Verbs] compare to, compare with; collate, confront; place side by side (near) [more]; set against one another, pit against one another; contrast, balance.

identify, draw a parallel, parallel.

compare notes; institute a comparison; parva componere magnis [Lat].

[Adjectives] comparative; metaphorical [more].

compared with; comparable; judged by comparison.

[Adverbs] relatively (relation) [more]; as compared with

[Phrases] comparisons are odious; "comparisons are odorous" [Much Ado about Nothing].

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