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Noun
A contest in which people or teams compete against each other in a particular sport
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“It is expected that the better team should win in any given match.”
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Someone or something that resembles, or corresponds to, another
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“I managed to find an exact match for the vase that I broke.”
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One of a pair of things
“She rummaged through her drawers, shoving aside haphazard piles of knit shirts to find a match to the sock in her hand.”
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(usually following a superlative) Someone or something that complements another well
“Their peppery taste is also a great match for mild-tasting dishes.”
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A marriage, or the union of two people in a relationship
“This is truly a match made in heaven between two people who are genuinely in love!”
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A person or thing that is equal to another in quality or strength
“At the peak of his prowess, nobody would be a match for his combination of skill and competitiveness.”
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A person viewed in regard to their eligibility for marriage, especially as regards class or wealth
“Her parents considered him to be an unsuitable match for their beloved daughter.”
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A heated conflict or struggle for something
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A similar feature or aspect
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Something used to produce a flame or spark
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Two people or things of the same sort considered together
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(informal) Two people who are having a relationship with each other
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A person considered desirable as a partner or spouse
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An opponent or adversary
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A (formal) discussion on a particular matter where opposing arguments are put forward in a systematic manner
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A slender wax candle
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Activity engaged in for enjoyment and recreation, especially by children
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To make a (successful) match or pairing
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“As a recruiter, it is my responsibility to match the right person to the right job.”
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To succeed in reaching or equaling (a standard or quality)
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“The results didn't exactly match the outcome I had envisioned.”
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To correspond or cause to correspond in some essential respect
“Your shoes match perfectly with your dress.”
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To fit together, or make suitable for fitting together
“I'm struggling to find a clean pair of socks that match in my dresser.”
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To agree, to be equal, to correspond to
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“Statements from both witnesses match, which suggests that they are telling the truth.”
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To cause two or more events to happen at the same time or rate
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To make level or equal in amount, degree, or status
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Point out the resemblance of someone or something to
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To be suitable or acceptable
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To bring into competition or conflict with
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To make a duplicate or exact copy of
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To be able to match or compete with (a competitor, opponent or peer)
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To adapt to a given environment or standard
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To respond to (a gesture or action) by making a corresponding one
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Compare, play off
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To assign to a particular class or category
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To enter into marriage
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To function in a complementary manner with
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To be a proper fit for
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To be able to sufficiently meet the requirements of
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Be part of, be in proper place
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To act in accordance to the terms of
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To ward off or put up an opposition to (an attack)
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