HyperDic: match

English > 18 senses of the word match:
VERBstativematch, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agreesatisfy a condition or restriction
possessionmatchprovide funds complementary to
contactmatch, mate, couple, pair, twinbring two objects, ideas, or people together
stativematch, equal, touch, rivalbe equal to in quality or ability
changematch, fitmake correspond or harmonize
contactmatchgive or join in marriage
competitionmatch, pit, oppose, play offset into opposition or rivalry
changematchbe equal or harmonize
changematch, equal, equalize, equalise, equatemake equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
NOUNartifactmatch, lucifer, friction matchlighter / lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical
eventmatcha formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete
artifactmatcha burning piece of wood or cardboard
artifactmatch, matean exact duplicate
quantitymatchthe score needed to win a match
person match, catcha person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect
person match, peer, equal, compeera person who is of equal standing with another in a group
groupmatch, couple, matesa pair of people who live together
cognitionmatchsomething that resembles or harmonizes with
match > pronunciation
Soundsmae'ch
Rhymesattach ... thatch / Thatch: 16 rhymes with aech...
English > match: 18 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaninglighter / lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction.
Example"he always carries matches to light his pipe"
Synonymslucifer, friction match
PartsmatchstickA short thin stick of wood used in making matches
Narrowerfusee, fuzeeA friction match with a large head that will stay alight in the wind
kitchen matchA wooden friction match that will light on any granular surface
safety match, book matchesA paper match that strikes only on a specially prepared surface
slow matchmatch or fuse made to burn slowly and evenly
Broaderlighter, light, igniter, ignitorA device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires
Spanishcerilla, fosforo, fósforo, lucifer
Catalanllumí, lucifer, misto
English > match: 18 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete.
Narrowerboxing matchA match between boxers
chess matchA match between chess players
cockfightA match in a cockpit between two fighting cocks heeled with metal gaffs
cricket matchA match between two cricket teams
diving, diving eventAn athletic competition that involves diving into water
field eventA competition that takes place on a field rather than on a running track
finalThe final / final match between the winners of all previous matches in an elimination tournament
quarterfinalOne of the four competitions in an elimination tournament whose winners go on to play in the semifinals
semifinal, semiOne of the two competitions in the next to the last round of an elimination tournament
swimming eventAn athletic competition that involves swimming
tennis matchA match between tennis players
test match, match game, matched gameAn international championship match
wrestling matchA match between wrestlers
Broadercontest, competitionAn occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
Spanishencuentro, partido
Catalanencontre, partit
Verbsmatchset into opposition or rivalry
English > match: 18 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA burning piece of wood or cardboard.
Example"if you drop a match in there the whole place will explode"
Broaderlighter, light, igniter, ignitorA device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires
Spanishmecha
Catalanmetxa
English > match: 18 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningAn exact duplicate.
Example"when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook"
Synonymmate
Broaderduplicate, duplicationA copy that corresponds to an original exactly
Spanishcoincidencia, contraparte, equivalente, pareja, par, semejante
Catalancoincidència
Verbsmatchsatisfy a condition or restriction
English > match: 18 senses > noun 5, quantity
MeaningThe score needed to win a match.
BroaderscoreA number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game / game or contest
English > match: 18 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningA person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect.
Synonymcatch
Broaderadult, grownupA fully developed person from maturity onward
Spanishpartido
Catalanpartit
Verbsmatchbring two objects, ideas, or people together
matchgive or join in marriage
English > match: 18 senses > noun 7, person
MeaningA person who is of equal standing with another in a group.
Synonymspeer, equal, compeer
Member ofpeer groupcontemporaries of the same status
NarrowerassociateA person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
contemporary, coevalA person of nearly the same age as another
gangsta(Black English) a member of a youth gang
stand-in, substitute, relief, reliever, backup, backup man, fill-insomeone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)
successor, replacementA person who follows next in order
townsmanA person from the same town as yourself
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishigual, par
Catalanigual, parell, parió
Verbsmatchbe equal to in quality or ability
English > match: 18 senses > noun 8, group
MeaningA pair of people who live together.
Synonymscouple, mates
NarrowerDINKA couple who both have careers and no children (an acronym for dual income no kids)
power coupleA couple both of whom have high-powered careers or are politically influential
Broaderfamily, family unitprimary social group
Spanishmatrimonio, pareja
Catalanmatrimoni, parella
Verbsmatchbring two objects, ideas, or people together
matchgive or join in marriage
English > match: 18 senses > noun 9, cognition
MeaningSomething that resembles or harmonizes with.
Example"that tie makes a good match with your jacket"
Broadercounterpart, opposite number, vis-a-visA person or thing having the same function or characteristics / characteristics as another
Spanishcombinación, juego
Catalancombinació, joc
Verbsmatchbe equal or harmonize
matchmake correspond or harmonize
English > match: 18 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningsatisfy a condition or restriction.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymsfit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree
NarroweradhereBe compatible or in accordance with
alignBe or come into adjustment with
answermatch or correspond
befit, suit, beseemaccord or comport with
coincideBe the same
consistBe consistent in form, tenor, or character
correlateTo bear a reciprocal or mutual relation
corroborate, underpin, bear out, supportsupport / support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm
harmonize, harmonise, consort, accord, concord, fit in, agreeGo together
homologizeBe homologous
lookaccord in appearance with
parallelBe parallel to
patternform a pattern
resembleAppear like
rhyme, rimeBe similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable
squareBe compatible with
twin, duplicate, parallelduplicate or match
Broaderequal, beBe identical or equivalent to
Oppositedisagree, disaccord, discordBe different from one another
Similar tocheck, check outBe verified or confirmed
harmonize, harmonise, consort, accord, concord, fit in, agreeGo together
Spanishacordar, coincidir, convenir, corresponder, igualar, pactar, parecer, ser igual a
Catalanacordar, coincidir, convenir, correspondre, pactar, parèixer, semblar, ser igual a
Nounsmatchan exact duplicate
English > match: 18 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningProvide funds complementary to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The company matched the employees' contributions"
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
English > match: 18 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningBring two objects, ideas, or people together.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example "Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?"
Synonymsmate, couple, pair, twin
Narrowermismatchmatch badly
mismateProvide with an unsuitable mate
BroaderjoinCause to become joined / joined or linked
Similar tomatchGive or join in marriage
Spanishacoplar, casar, emparejar, relacionar
Catalanacoblar, aparellar, casar, relacionar
Nounsmatcha pair of people who live together
matcha person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect
English > match: 18 senses > verb 4, stative
MeaningBe equal to in quality or ability.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example "Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents"
Synonymsequal, touch, rival
Broadercompete, vie, contendcompete for something
Similar toequal, match, equalize, equalise, equatemake equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
Spanishigualar, rivalizar
Nounsmatcha person who is of equal standing with another in a group
English > match: 18 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningmake correspond or harmonize.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey match the cape
Example"Match my sweater"
Synonymfit
Narrowerbalance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibriseBring into balance or equilibrium
Broaderadjust, set, correctalter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
Similar tomatchBe equal or harmonize
Spanishemparejar, hacer juego
Nounsmatchsomething that resembles or harmonizes with
English > match: 18 senses > verb 6, contact
MeaningGive or join in marriage.
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroaderjoinCause to become joined / joined or linked
Similar tomatch, mate, couple, pair, twinBring two objects, ideas, or people together
Spanishcasar
Nounsmatcha pair of people who live together
matcha person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect
matchersomeone who arranges (or tries to arrange) marriages for others
English > match: 18 senses > verb 7, competition
MeaningSet into opposition or rivalry.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"let them match their best athletes against ours"
Synonymspit, oppose, play off
Broaderconfront, faceOppose, as in hostility or a competition
Spanishmedirse con, oponer
Nounsmatcha formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete
English > match: 18 senses > verb 8, change
MeaningBe equal or harmonize.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The two pieces match"
Broaderadjust, conform, adaptadapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions
Similar tomatch, fitmake correspond or harmonize
Nounsmatchsomething that resembles or harmonizes with
English > match: 18 senses > verb 9, change
Meaningmake equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "The company matched the discount policy of its competitors"
Synonymsequal, equalize, equalise, equate
Narrowerhomogenize, homogeniseCause to become equal or homogeneous as by mixing
homologize, homologisemake homologous
tie, drawFinish a game / game / game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Similar toequal, touch, rival, matchBe equal to in quality or ability
Spanishcompensar, empatar, igualar
Catalananivellar, compensar-se, igualar

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