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KK Pronunciation

〔 mætʃ 〕


〔 mætʃ 〕

Overview of noun match

The noun match has 9 senses

  • match, lucifer, friction 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"; "as long you've a lucifer to light your fag")

  • match -- (a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete)

  • match -- (a burning piece of wood or cardboard; "if you drop a match in there the whole place will explode")

  • match, mate -- (an exact duplicate; "when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook")

  • match -- (the score needed to win a match)

  • catch, match -- (a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect)

  • peer, equal, match, compeer -- (a person who is of equal standing with another in a group)

  • couple, mates, match -- (a pair of people who live together; "a married couple from Chicago")

  • match -- (something that resembles or harmonizes with; "that tie makes a good match with your jacket")

Overview of verb match

The verb match has 10 senses

  • match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree -- (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")

  • match -- (provide funds complementary to; "The company matched the employees' contributions")

  • match, mate, couple, pair, twin -- (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")

  • equal, touch, rival, match -- (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")

  • match, fit -- (make correspond or harmonize; "Match my sweater")

  • meet, match, cope with -- (satisfy or fulfill; "meet a need"; "this job doesn't match my dreams")

  • match -- (give or join in marriage)

  • pit, oppose, match, play off -- (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")

  • match -- (be equal or harmonize; "The two pieces match")

  • equal, match, equalize, equalise, equate -- (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")