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match         

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      n  
1    a formal game or sports event in which people, teams, etc., compete to win  
2    a person or thing able to provide competition for another  
she's met her match in talking ability     
3    a person or thing that resembles, harmonizes with, or is equivalent to another in a specified respect  
that coat is a good match for your hat     
4    a person or thing that is an exact copy or equal of another  
5   
a    a partnership between a man and a woman, as in marriage  
b    an arrangement for such a partnership  
6    a person regarded as a possible partner, as in marriage  
      vb   mainly tr  
7    to fit (parts) together  
to match the tongue and groove of boards     
8    also intr; sometimes foll by: up   to resemble, harmonize with, correspond to, or equal (one another or something else)  
the skirt matches your shoes well     
9    sometimes foll by: with or against   to compare in order to determine which is the superior  
they matched wits     
10    often foll by: to or with   to adapt so as to correspond with  
to match hope with reality     
11    often foll by: with or against   to arrange a competition between  
12    to find a match for  
13      (Electronics)   to connect (two circuits) so that their impedances are equal or are equalized by a coupling device, to produce a maximum transfer of energy  
     (Old English gemæcca spouse; related to Old High German gimmaha wife, Old Norse maki mate)  
  matchable      adj  
  matcher      n  
  matching      adj  
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match          [2]  
      n  
1    a thin strip of wood or cardboard tipped with a chemical that ignites by friction when rubbed on a rough surface or a surface coated with a suitable chemical (see safety match)  
2    a length of cord or wick impregnated with a chemical so that it burns slowly. It is used to fire cannons, explosives, etc.  
     (C14: from Old French meiche, perhaps from Latin myxa wick, from Greek muxa lamp nozzle)  

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match

  

      n  
1    bout, competition, contest, game, head-to-head, test, trial  
2    competitor, counterpart, equal, equivalent, peer, rival  
3    companion, complement, counterpart, equal, equivalent, fellow, mate, tally  
4    copy, dead ringer     (slang)   double, duplicate, equal, lookalike, replica, ringer     (slang)   spit     (informal, chiefly Brit.)   spit and image     (informal)   spitting image     (informal)   twin  
5    affiliation, alliance, combination, couple, duet, item     (informal)   marriage, pair, pairing, partnership, union  
      vb  
6    ally, combine, couple, join, link, marry, mate, pair, unite, yoke  
7    accompany, accord, adapt, agree, blend, coordinate, correspond, fit, go with, harmonize, suit, tally, tone with  
8    compare, compete, contend, emulate, equal, measure up to, oppose, pit against, rival, vie  


slanging match     
altercation, argument, argy-bargy     (Brit. informal)   barney     (informal)   battle of words, ding-dong, quarrel, row, set-to     (informal)   spat  

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match made in heaven n.
expression used for describing a perfect compatibility (between people, things, factors etc.)

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