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match (n):
lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction
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he always carries matches to light his pipe.
as long you've a lucifer to light your fag
match (n):
an exact duplicate
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when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook
Related Words: mate
match (n):
a burning piece of wood or cardboard
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if you drop a match in there the whole place will explode
match (n):
a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete
match (n):
something that resembles or harmonizes with
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that tie makes a good match with your jacket
match (n):
a pair of people who live together
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a married couple from Chicago
Related Words: couple
match (n):
a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
Related Words: equal
match (n):
a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect
Related Words: catch
match (n):
the score needed to win a match
match (v):
be equal or harmonize
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The two pieces match
match (v):
make correspond or harmonize
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Match my sweater
Related Words: fit
match (v):
make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
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let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office.
The company matched the discount policy of its competitors

Related Words: equaliseequalizeequate
match (v):
set into opposition or rivalry
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let them match their best athletes against ours.
pit a chess player against the Russian champion.
He plays his two children off against each other

Related Words: opposeplay off
match (v):
bring two objects, ideas, or people together
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This fact is coupled to the other one.
Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?
The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project

Related Words: couplematepair
match (v):
give or join in marriage
match (v):
provide funds complementary to
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The company matched the employees' contributions
match (v):
satisfy or fulfill
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meet a need.
this job doesn't match my dreams
match (v):
be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
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The two stories don't agree in many details.
The handwriting checks with the signature on the check.
The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun

Related Words: agreecorrespond
match (v):
be equal to in quality or ability
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Nothing can rival cotton for durability.
Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues.
Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents

Related Words: equal
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