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match

noun

1 match

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.

synonyms: friction match, lucifer.

Roget 384: increase of temperature; heating etc. v.; calefaction, tepefaction, torrefaction; melting, fusion; liquefaction etc. 335; burning etc. ... show more

Roget 388: fuel, firing, combustible.    [solid fuels] coal, wallsend, anthracite, culm, coke, carbon, charcoal, bituminous coal, tar shale; turf, ... show more

Roget 720: contention, strife; contest, contestation; struggle; belligerency; opposition etc. 708.    controversy, polemics; debate etc. (discussion) ... show more

Roget 465b: identification, recognition, diagnosis, match; apperception, assimilation; dereplication; classification; memory etc. 505; interpretation etc. 522; ... show more

Polish: zapałka

2 match

A formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete.

Polish: mecz

3 match

A burning piece of wood or cardboard.

4 match

An exact duplicate:
— When a match is found an entry is made in the notebook.

synonym: mate.

Roget 903: marriage, matrimony, wedlock, union, intermarriage, miscegenation, the bonds of marriage, vinculum matrimonii [Lat.], nuptial tie.    married state, coverture, bed, cohabitation.    match; ... show more

Roget 17: similarity, resemblance, likeness, similitude, semblance; affinity, approximation, parallelism; agreement etc. 23; analogy, analogicalness; correspondence, ... show more

5 match

The score needed to win a match.

6 match

A person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect.

synonym: catch.

Dutch: verovering

7 match

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

synonyms: compeer, equal, peer.

Roget 27: equality, parity, coextension, symmetry, balance, poise; evenness, monotony, level.    equivalence; equipollence, equipoise, equilibrium, ... show more

Dutch: edele, evenknie, gelijke, leeftijdgenoot

8 match

A pair of people who live together.

synonyms: couple, mates.

9 match

Something that resembles or harmonizes with.

verb

1 match

Be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics:
— The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun.

synonyms: agree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, tally.

Roget 465b: identify, recognize, match, match up; classify; recall, remember etc. (memory) 505; find similarity (similarity) 17; put in its proper place, ... show more

Roget 23: be accordant etc. adj.; agree, accord, harmonize; correspond, tally, respond; meet, suit, fit, befit, ... show more

Roget 19: imitate, copy, mirror, reflect, reproduce, repeat; do like, echo, reecho, catch; transcribe; match, parallel.    ... show more

Roget 17: be similar etc. adj.; look like, resemble, bear resemblance; smack of, savor of, approximate; parallel, match, rhyme with; take after; imitate ... show more

Roget 465: discriminate, distinguish, severalize; recognize, match, identify; separate; draw the line, sift; separate the chaff from the wheat, winnow the chaff from the wheat; separate the men from the boys; split hairs, draw a fine line, ... show more

Dutch: overeenkomen, overeenstemmen, rijmen, sluiten, stroken

2 match

Provide funds complementary to.

3 match

Bring two objects, ideas, or people together:
— Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?.

synonyms: couple, mate, pair, twin.

Dutch: koppelen

4 match

Be equal to in quality or ability:
— Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents.

synonyms: equal, rival, touch.

Dutch: evenaren, opwegen

5 match

Make correspond or harmonize:
— Match my sweater.

synonym: fit.

6 match

Give or join in marriage.

7 match

Set into opposition or rivalry:
— Let them match their best athletes against ours.

synonyms: oppose, pit, play off.

8 match

Be equal or harmonize.

Dutch: passen

9 match

Make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching:
— The company matched the discount policy of its competitors.

synonyms: equal, equalise, equalize, equate.

Roget 27: be equal etc. adj.; equal, match, reach, keep pace with, run abreast; come to, amount to, come up to; be on a level with, lie on a level with; ... show more


Moby thesaurus: Congreve, Congreve match, Olympic games, Olympics, a world-without-end bargain, accompany, accord, accumulate, adjust, admit of comparison, adversary, affiliation, agglomerate, aggregate, aggroup, agree, align, alliance, amass, amount to ... show more.

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