Meaning & Definition of Comparative in English
1. The comparative form of an adjective or adverb
- "`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'"
- comparative ,
- comparative degree
1. Relating to or based on or involving comparison
- "Comparative linguistics"
2. Estimated by comparison
- Not absolute or complete
- "A relative stranger"
- relative ,