Definition of beyond (or without) compare in US English:

beyond (or without) compare


  • Of a quality or nature surpassing all others of the same kind.

    ‘a diamond beyond compare’
    • ‘Year One is an action-adventure story without compare.’
    • ‘The services provided by the splendid nurses were beyond compare.’
    • ‘It is a rendition beyond compare of timeless truths and of mystical dimensions.’
    • ‘It also means that Friday night is sweet beyond compare, because I've really put in a day.’
    • ‘The food, atmosphere and service are beyond compare!’
    • ‘Having lived there for nearly 30 years, I discovered a community spirit beyond compare.’
    • ‘Any licensee fortunate enough to receive praise from this esteemed tome can be guaranteed success beyond compare for years to come.’
    • ‘Off the field of play he has had his critics but on it, he is without compare.’
    • ‘Whether she is singing a traditional folk song, a ballad, or a song with a message, she is a singer without compare.’
    • ‘Everything about him had been perfect beyond compare, and I had thought that if things were going to change, they were only going to get better.’
    without equal, without match, without parallel, beyond comparison, second to none, in a class of one's own
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