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 for comparable
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Comparable \Com"pa*ra*ble\, a. [L. comparabilis: cf. F.
     Capable of being compared; worthy of comparison.
     [1913 Webster]
           There is no blessing of life comparable to the
           enjoyment of a discreet and virtuous friend. --Addison.
     -- Com"pa*ra*ble*ness, n. -- Com"pa*ra*bly, adv.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: able to be compared or worthy of comparison [ant:
             incomparable, uncomparable]
      2: conforming in every respect; "boxes with corresponding
         dimensions"; "the like period of the preceding year" [syn:
         comparable, corresponding, like]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  54 Moby Thesaurus words for "comparable":
     affinitive, agnate, akin, alike, analogical, analogous,
     appertaining, approximate, approximating, approximative,
     associative, close, collatable, commensurable, commensurate,
     comparative, congenial, connective, consonant, correlative,
     correspondent, corresponding, duplicate, en rapport, equivalent,
     homologous, like, linking, matchable, matching, much at one, near,
     of a kind, of a piece, of a size, parallel, paralleling,
     pertaining, pertinent, proportionable, proportional, proportionate,
     proximate, referable, referring, relatable, relating, relational,
     relative, similar, sympathetic, twin, undifferenced, uniform

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