One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he had an income comparable to that of a king’
similar, close, near, approximate, akin, equivalent, corresponding, commensurate, proportional, proportionate, parallel, analogous, related
bordering on, verging on, approaching
informal not a million miles away from
2‘nobody is comparable with the British hurdler’
as good as, equal to, in the same class as, in the same league as, of the same standard as, able to hold a candle to, on a par with, on a level with, on an equal footing with
the equal of, a match for
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