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match

noun (n)

  • lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction (noun.artifact)
    Example:
    He always carries matches to light his pipe.
    source: wordnet30
  • a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete (noun.event)
    source: wordnet30
  • a burning piece of wood or cardboard (noun.artifact)
    Example:
    If you drop a match in there the whole place will explode.
    source: wordnet30
  • an exact duplicate (noun.artifact)
    Synonym: mate
    Example:
    When a match is found an entry is made in the notebook.
    source: wordnet30
  • the score needed to win a match (noun.quantity)
    source: wordnet30
  • a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect (noun.person)
    Synonym: catch
    source: wordnet30
  • a person who is of equal standing with another in a group (noun.person)
    Synonym: compeer, equal, peer
    source: wordnet30
  • a pair of people who live together (noun.group)
    Synonym: couple, mates
    source: wordnet30
  • something that resembles or harmonizes with (noun.cognition)
    Example:
    That tie makes a good match with your jacket.
    source: wordnet30
  • Anything used for catching and retaining or communicating fire, made of some substance which takes fire readily, or remains burning some time; esp., a small strip or splint of wood dipped at one end in a substance which can be easily ignited by friction, as a preparation of phosphorus or chlorate of potassium. (noun)
    source: webster1913
  • A person or thing equal or similar to another; one able to mate or cope with another; an equal; a mate. (noun)
    source: webster1913

verb (v)

  • be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics (verb.stative)
    Example:
    The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun.
    source: wordnet30
  • provide funds complementary to (verb.possession)
    Example:
    The company matched the employees' contributions.
    source: wordnet30
  • bring two objects, ideas, or people together (verb.contact)
    Synonym: couple, mate, pair, twin
    Example:
    Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?.
    source: wordnet30
  • be equal to in quality or ability (verb.stative)
    Synonym: equal, rival, touch
    Example:
    Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents.
    source: wordnet30
  • make correspond or harmonize (verb.change)
    Synonym: fit
    Example:
    Match my sweater.
    source: wordnet30
  • satisfy or fulfill (verb.social)
    Synonym: cope with, meet
    Example:
    This job doesn't match my dreams.
    source: wordnet30
  • give or join in marriage (verb.contact)
    source: wordnet30
  • set into opposition or rivalry (verb.competition)
    Synonym: oppose, pit, play off
    Example:
    Let them match their best athletes against ours.
    source: wordnet30
  • be equal or harmonize (verb.change)
    Example:
    The two pieces match.
    source: wordnet30
  • make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching (verb.change)
    Example:
    The company matched the discount policy of its competitors.
    source: wordnet30
  • To be a mate or match for; to be able to complete with; to rival successfully; to equal. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • To be united in marriage; to mate. (verb)
    source: webster1913

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