Synonyms of 'set something against something'
▷ See set
a considerable sum when set against the maximum wage
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If you balance one thing against another, you consider its importance in relation to the other one.
She carefully tried to balance religious sensitivities against democratic freedom.
When you compare things, you consider them and discover the differences or similarities between them.
Compare the two illustrations in Fig 60.
Thesaurus for set something against something from the Collins English Thesaurus