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Overview of verb match

The verb match has 10 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (16) 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")

2. (12) match

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

3. (6) 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")

4. (5) 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")

5. (3) match, fit

(make correspond or harmonize; "Match my sweater")

6. meet, match, cope with

(satisfy or fulfill; "meet a need"; "this job doesn't match my dreams")

7. match

(give or join in marriage)

8. 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")

9. match

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

10. 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")

Overview of adj matching

The adj matching has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) duplicate, matching, twin, twinned

(being two identical)

2. (1) coordinated, co-ordinated, matching

(intentionally matched; "curtains and walls were color coordinated") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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