Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (I) Formation of Ideas
Section II. Precursory Conditions and Operations

464. Comparison.

   NOUN:COMPARISON, collation, contrast, parallelism, balance; identification; comparative -, relative- estimate.
  simile, similitude, parallelization [rare]; allegory (metaphor) [See Metaphor].
   VERB:COMPARE, – to, – with; collate, confront; place side by side (near) [See Nearness]; set -, pit- against one another; contrast, balance.
  compare notes; institute a comparison; parva componere magnis [L.].
  PARALLEL, parallelize; draw a parallel.
   ADJECTIVE:COMPARATIVE, relative, contrastive; metaphorical [See Metaphor].
  COMPARED WITH &c. v.; comparable; judged by comparison.
   ADVERB:RELATIVELY (relation) [See Relation]; as compared with &c. v.
  1. Comparisons are odious.
  2. Comparisons are odorous.—Much Ado