Definition of comparatives


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • comparatives is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 21 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • comparatives is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 25 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of comparatives

  • the comparative form of an adjective or adverb (noun)

    Examples

    1. `faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'
    2. `less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'
    3. `more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'

    Synonyms

    1. comparative degree

  • estimated by comparison; not absolute or complete (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. relative

  • relating to or based on or involving comparison ()

    Examples

    1. comparative linguistics
    2. the comparative form of an adjective

See definition of comparatives in Merriam Webster