comparable, similar

comparable: able to be compared (ie having features in common), or worthy of comparison

The samples from the 2 locations were comparable because they were extracted using the same method.

Her intelligence is comparable to that of Einstein.

similar: resembling

The samples from the 2 locations gave similar results following analysis.

If two things closely resemble each other, it is preferable and less ambiguous to describe them as similar, rather than comparable.

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