Define: Comparability

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Definition: Comparability


Quick Summary of Comparability


Qualitative characteristic expected in financial statements, comparable within company and between companies.



What is the dictionary definition of Comparability?

Dictionary Definition


  1. mathematics The condition of related objects.
  2. Comparison or equivalence.

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Synonyms For Comparability


comparison, compare, equivalence, correspondence, comparable


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Comparability are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • BusinessDictionary.com
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.