COMPARABLE in a Sentence

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Their method can more than double the yield of certain mushroom species compared with conventional cultivation methods.

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 Meanings and Examples of COMPARABLE
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 a.  similar or equivalent; being of equal regard; worthy to be ranked with
Classic Sentence: (167 in 12 pages)
1  My father Ctesius son of Ormenus, a man comparable to the gods, reigned over both.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK XV
2  No guilt, no mischief, no malignity, no misery, can be found comparable to mine.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 24
3  Talking to Rhett was comparable only to one thing, the feeling of ease and comfort afforded by a pair of old slippers after dancing in a pair too tight.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
4  There is no guano comparable in fertility with the detritus of a capital.
Les Misérables 5 By Victor Hugo
5  Charles Hamilton had not risen with the others and, finding himself comparatively alone with Scarlett, he leaned closer and, with the daring born of new love, whispered a confession.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
6  He gave up high-stake card games and stayed comparatively sober.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LII
7  There was no date, but the blackness of the ink proved the writing to be comparatively recent.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
8  It seemed hardly possible that by such comparatively small mouthfuls he could keep up the vitality diffused through so broad, baronial, and superb a person.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
9  They are comparatively delicate, indeed; I dare say, not to exceed half a dozen yards round the waist.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.
10  For at that time, and indeed until a comparatively late day, the precise origin of ambergris remained, like amber itself, a problem to the learned.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 92. Ambergris.
11  As with Fedallah the day before, so Ahab was now found grimly clinging to his boat's broken half, which afforded a comparatively easy float; nor did it so exhaust him as the previous day's mishap.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 134. The Chase—Second Day.
12  As the day approached when he was to leave her for a comparatively long stay, she grew melting and affectionate, remembering his many acts of consideration and his repeated expressions of an ardent attachment.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXIV
13  Some built comparatively large ones, while others seems content with little ones.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
14  Rumour reported that Drebber had managed to convert a large part of his property into money, and that he had departed a wealthy man, while his companion, Stangerson, was comparatively poor.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
15  Transporting the stone when it was once broken was comparatively simple.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VI
Example Sentence: (106 in 8 pages)
16  I know that love shall not be compared, but I still used to complaining what he is lack of.
17  The flat was really very nice, but compared with what we'd been used to, it was a terrible let-down.
18  Man's life is often compared to a candle.
19  Ferries are very powerful and manoeuvrable compared to cargo ships.
20  Shakespeare compared the world to a stage.
21  While the increase in homicides is alarming, it is nothing compared to what is to come in the rest of the decade.
22  The mayor compared the city to a beautiful mosaic made up of people of every race and religion on earth.
23  The steamer was a well-found craft compared with any others that had navigated the river before.
24  "In choosing a husband," she said, "good birth is of overbearing importance; compared to that, neither wealth nor talent signifies."
25  He reports almost 16,000 incidents of fake notes in the first three months of 2006, a staggering 92 percent increase compared to the same period a year ago.
26  I've got sixty shares in the company, but that's small beer compared with his a hundred thousand.
27  The HedgersEdge packer margin index is a minus $31.60 per head, compared with minus $29.40 previously.
28  These venturesome butterflies are stronger fliers and reproduce more quickly compared to their less mobile relatives.
29  Their method can more than double the yield of certain mushroom species compared with conventional cultivation methods.
30  Our study shows that the pregnancy prevention programme delivered in Western Australia, which involves an infant simulator, does not reduce the risk of pregnancy. In fact, the risk of pregnancy is actually increased compared to girls who didn't take part in the intervention.