1ADJ [ADJ n](状态)相对的，比较而言的 You use comparative to show that you are judging something against a previous or different situation. For example, comparative calm is a situation which is calmer than before or calmer than the situation in other places. (状态)相对的，比较而言的
...those who manage to reach the comparative safety of Fendel.
...children who find it comparatively easy to make and keep friends.
2ADJ [ADJ n](研究)比较的 A comparative study is a study that involves the comparison of two or more things of the same kind. (研究)比较的
...a comparative study of the dietary practices of people from various regions of India.
...a professor of English and comparative literature.
3ADJ [ADJ n](形容词或副词)比较级的 In grammar, the comparative form of an adjective or adverb shows that something has more of a quality than something else has. For example, 'bigger' is the comparative form of 'big', and 'more quickly' is the comparative form of 'quickly'. (形容词或副词)比较级的