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Matchnoun

(sports) A competitive sporting event such as a boxing meet, a baseball game, or a cricket match.

‘My local team are playing in a match against their arch-rivals today.’;

Mutchnoun

A nightcap (hat worn to bed).

Matchnoun

Any contest or trial of strength or skill, or to determine superiority.

Mutchnoun

A linen or muslin hat, especially one of a type once commonly worn by elderly women and young children.

Matchnoun

Someone with a measure of an attribute equaling or exceeding the object of comparison.

‘He knew he had met his match.’;

Mutchnoun

The close linen or muslin cap of an old woman.

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Matchnoun

A marriage.

Mutch

Mutch is a surname.

Matchnoun

A candidate for matrimony; one to be gained in marriage.

Matchnoun

Suitability.

Matchnoun

Equivalence; a state of correspondence.

Matchnoun

Equality of conditions in contest or competition.

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Matchnoun

A pair of items or entities with mutually suitable characteristics.

‘The carpet and curtains are a match.’;

Matchnoun

An agreement or compact.

Matchnoun

(metalworking) A perforated board, block of plaster, hardened sand, etc., in which a pattern is partly embedded when a mould is made, for giving shape to the surfaces of separation between the parts of the mould.

Matchnoun

A device made of wood or paper, at the tip coated with chemicals that ignite with the friction of being dragged (struck) against a rough dry surface.

‘He struck a match and lit his cigarette.’;

Matchverb

(intransitive) To agree; to be equal; to correspond.

‘Their interests didn't match, so it took a long time to agree what to do together.’; ‘These two copies are supposed to be identical, but they don't match.’;

Matchverb

(transitive) To agree with; to be equal to; to correspond to.

‘His interests didn't match her interests.’;

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Matchverb

(transitive) To make a successful match or pairing.

‘They found out about his color-blindness when he couldn't match socks properly.’;

Matchverb

(transitive) To equal or exceed in achievement.

‘She matched him at every turn: anything he could do, she could do as well or better.’;

Matchverb

(obsolete) To unite in marriage, to mate.

Matchverb

To fit together, or make suitable for fitting together; specifically, to furnish with a tongue and groove at the edges.

‘to match boards’;

Matchnoun

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 or cardboard dipped at one end in a substance which can be easily ignited by friction, as a preparation of phosphorus or chlorate of potassium.

Matchnoun

A person or thing equal or similar to another; one able to mate or cope with another; an equal; a mate.

‘Government . . . makes an innocent man, though of the lowest rank, a match for the mightiest of his fellow subjects.’;

Matchnoun

A bringing together of two parties suited to one another, as for a union, a trial of skill or force, a contest, or the like

‘A solemn match was made; he lost the prize.’;

Matchnoun

A matrimonial union; a marriage.

Matchnoun

An agreement, compact, etc.

‘Love doth seldom suffer itself to be confined by other matches than those of its own making.’;

Matchnoun

A candidate for matrimony; one to be gained in marriage.

Matchnoun

Equality of conditions in contest or competition, or one who provides equal competition to another in a contest; as, he had no match as a swordsman within the city.

‘It were no match, your nail against his horn.’;

Matchnoun

Suitable combination or bringing together; that which corresponds or harmonizes with something else; as, the carpet and curtains are a match.

Matchnoun

A perforated board, block of plaster, hardened sand, etc., in which a pattern is partly imbedded when a mold is made, for giving shape to the surfaces of separation between the parts of the mold.

Matchverb

To be a mate or match for; to be able to complete with; to rival successfully; to equal.

‘No settled senses of the world can matchThe pleasure of that madness.’;

Matchverb

To furnish with its match; to bring a match, or equal, against; to show an equal competitor to; to set something in competition with, or in opposition to, as equal.

‘No history or antiquity can matchis policies and his conduct.’;

Matchverb

To oppose as equal; to contend successfully against.

‘Eternal mightTo match with their inventions they presumedSo easy, and of his thunder made a scorn.’;

Matchverb

To make or procure the equal of, or that which is exactly similar to, or corresponds with; as, to match a vase or a horse; to match cloth.

Matchverb

To make equal, proportionate, or suitable; to adapt, fit, or suit (one thing to another).

‘Let poets match their subject to their strength.’;

Matchverb

To marry; to give in marriage.

‘A senator of Rome survived,Would not have matched his daughter with a king.’;

Matchverb

To fit together, or make suitable for fitting together; specifically, to furnish with a tongue and a groove, at the edges; as, to match boards.

Matchverb

To be united in marriage; to mate.

‘I hold it a sin to match in my kindred.’; ‘Let tigers match with hinds, and wolves with sheep.’;

Matchverb

To be of equal, or similar, size, figure, color, or quality; to tally; to suit; to correspond; as, these vases match.

Matchnoun

lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction;

‘he always carries matches to light his pipe’;

Matchnoun

a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete

Matchnoun

a burning piece of wood or cardboard;

‘if you drop a match in there the whole place will explode’;

Matchnoun

an exact duplicate;

‘when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook’;

Matchnoun

the score needed to win a match

Matchnoun

a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect

Matchnoun

a person who is of equal standing with another in a group

Matchnoun

a pair of people who live together;

‘a married couple from Chicago’;

Matchnoun

something that resembles or harmonizes with;

‘that tie makes a good match with your jacket’;

Matchverb

be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics;

‘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’;

Matchverb

provide funds complementary to;

‘The company matched the employees' contributions’;

Matchverb

bring two objects, ideas, or people together;

‘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’;

Matchverb

be equal to in quality or ability;

‘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’;

Matchverb

make correspond or harmonize;

‘Match my sweater’;

Matchverb

satisfy or fulfill;

‘meet a need’; ‘this job doesn't match my dreams’;

Matchverb

give or join in marriage

Matchverb

set into opposition or rivalry;

‘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’;

Matchverb

be equal or harmonize;

‘The two pieces match’;

Matchverb

make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching;

‘let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office’; ‘The company matched the discount policy of its competitors’;

Match

A match is a tool for starting a fire. Typically, matches are made of small wooden sticks or stiff paper.

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