comparative englannista suomeksi
Of or relating to comparison.
1773, (w), ''Of the Origin and Progress of Language''
- that kind of animals that have the comparative faculty, by which they compare things together, deliberate and resolve
Approximated by comparison; relative.
(quote-journal)| city=London| date=24 October 2016| passage=The Olympics, the weather and a comparative lack of heavyweight clashes so far this season have been cited as reasons for the drop in viewers.
1837, (w), ''History of the Inductive Sciences''
- The recurrence of comparative warmth and cold.
1692, (w), ''A Confutation of Atheism''
- This bubble, (..) by reason of its comparative levity to the fluid that encloses it, would necessarily ascend to the top.
Comparable; bearing comparison.
1819, Lord Byron, ''Don Juan'', II.137:
- And need he had of slumber yet, for none / Had suffered more—his hardships were comparative / To those related in my grand-dad's ''Narrative''.
A word in the comparative form.
Data used to make a comparison.
- Gerrard ever was / His full comparative.
1597, (w), ''Henry IV, Pt. 1'', First Part of King Henry the FourthScene II. London. A Room in the Palace.|III.ii.67:
- Every beardless vain comparative.
(feminine singular of)
(feminine plural of)