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    comparative

    comparative - Dictionary definition and meaning for word comparative

    Definition
    (noun) the comparative form of an adjective or adverb
    Synonyms : comparative degree
    Example Sentence
    • `faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'
    • `less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'
    • `more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'
    Definition
    (adj) relating to or based on or involving comparison
    Example Sentence
    • comparative linguistics
    Definition
    (adj) estimated by comparison; not absolute or complete
    Synonyms : relative
    Example Sentence
    • a relative stranger
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