What is the Meaning of Comparison | Definition and What is Comparison

Comparison (from latin comparatĭo) is the action and the effect of compare. This verb means attention on at least two things to recognize their differences and their similarities and discover their relationship. Therefore, compare, compare.
Examples: "the comparison between the two space rockets shows that the United States is far more advanced", "There's no comparison between Diego Maradona and any soccer player", "I found the comparison made by the analyst between two very interesting cases.
The comparison may focus on physical aspects or symbolic issues. Thus, two people can be compared differently. A physical comparison will reveal that one is larger, thinner and more grizzled than the other hair. By comparing figures, we can say that one of the two is more sociable, that it is often expressed aloud during the meetings and that it establishes links more easily than the other.
In grammar, the comparison can focus on three different degrees of adjectives: the positive, comparative and superlative. The own adjective may appear positive degree ("water is own"), the comparative degree ("the water of this lake is cleaner than the water from the source") or superlative degree ("water from this pond is very clean").
The comparison is also a figure of speech (or rhetoric), which is fixed with relationship elements, namely, "as" or "like": "his hands, such as hammers, destroyed the door with the hits", "the thief walked on rooftops as the cat in the night.
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