Definition of compare noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

compare

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noun
BrE BrE//kəmˈpeə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈper//
 
 
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Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French comparer, from Latin comparare, from compar ‘like, equal’, from com- ‘with’ + par ‘equal’.Idioms
beyond/without compare
 
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(literary) better than anything else of the same kind a diamond beyond compare Our professional service promises you a wedding without compare.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: compare