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1. match

verb. ['ˈmætʃ'] be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics.

Synonyms

  • be
  • consort
  • support
  • coincide
  • consist
  • square
  • harmonise
  • befit
  • homologize
  • rime
  • parallel
  • tally
  • adhere
  • suit
  • underpin
  • rhyme
  • align
  • beseem
  • fit
  • correspond
  • accord
  • harmonize
  • correlate
  • pattern
  • concord
  • check
  • twin
  • duplicate
  • gibe
  • meet
  • equal
  • fit in
  • resemble
  • check out
  • bear out
  • corroborate
  • jibe
  • conform to
  • agree
  • look

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • deposit
  • sell
  • check in

Etymology

  • macche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mæcca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • meiche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • micca (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Match

  • unattach
  • reattach
  • dispatch
  • scratch
  • detach
  • vlach
  • stach
  • snatch
  • krach
  • flach
  • drach
  • bratsch
  • brach
  • attach
  • tkach
  • thatch
  • thach
  • tatsch
  • rach
  • patch
  • matsch
  • mache
  • latsch
  • latch
  • lache
  • lach
  • kach
  • hatch
  • hach
  • gatch

Example sentences of the word match


1. Noun, singular or mass
Stand back from the grill a little and light a match.

2. Verb, base form
The units for each density must match each other as a ratio of mass to volume.

Quotes containing the word match


1. I'm involved in quite a few ministries as a bridge builder, trying to match generous givers and donors to other ministries. Based on my past, I'm also involved in mainly the prison ministry. I go to jails and prisons and share my story, trying to give them some hope.
- Lex Luger

2. Life is a series of pulls back and forth... A tension of opposites, like a pull on a rubber band. Most of us live somewhere in the middle. A wrestling match...Which side win? Love wins. Love always wins
- Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

3. We were not a hugging people. In terms of emotional comfort it was our belief that no amount of physical contact could match the healing powers of a well made cocktail.
- David Sedaris, Naked

2. match

verb. ['ˈmætʃ'] provide funds complementary to.

Synonyms

  • provide
  • render
  • furnish

Antonyms

  • different
  • diverge
  • unjust
  • unequal

Etymology

  • macche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mæcca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • meiche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • micca (Latin)

3. match

verb. ['ˈmætʃ'] bring two objects, ideas, or people together.

Synonyms

  • mismate
  • pair
  • twin
  • mismatch
  • bring together
  • join
  • mate

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • derestrict
  • activity
  • action

Etymology

  • macche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mæcca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • meiche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • micca (Latin)

4. match

verb. ['ˈmætʃ'] be equal to in quality or ability.

Synonyms

  • compete
  • equalize
  • equate
  • vie
  • equalise
  • contend
  • touch
  • equal

Antonyms

  • refuse
  • dissent
  • mistrust
  • distrust

Etymology

  • macche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mæcca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • meiche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • micca (Latin)

5. match

noun. ['ˈmætʃ'] lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction.

Synonyms

  • ignitor
  • fuzee
  • safety match
  • lighter
  • fusee
  • kitchen match
  • lucifer
  • book matches
  • light
  • igniter
  • friction match
  • slow match

Antonyms

  • question
  • suffer
  • converge
  • be well

Etymology

  • macche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mæcca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • meiche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • micca (Latin)

6. match

verb. ['ˈmætʃ'] make correspond or harmonize.

Synonyms

  • adjust
  • balance
  • equilibrize
  • equilibrise
  • equilibrate
  • fit
  • correct

Antonyms

  • unsound
  • inappropriate
  • unready
  • disagreement

Etymology

  • macche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mæcca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • meiche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • micca (Latin)

7. match

noun. ['ˈmætʃ'] a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete.

Synonyms

  • semifinal
  • diving event
  • wrestling match
  • chess match
  • tennis match
  • final
  • matched game
  • semi
  • competition
  • test match
  • contest
  • boxing match
  • swimming event
  • quarterfinal
  • cockfight
  • match game
  • diving
  • field event

Antonyms

  • crooked
  • unlawful
  • dishonesty
  • round

Etymology

  • macche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mæcca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • meiche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • micca (Latin)

8. match

noun. ['ˈmætʃ'] an exact duplicate.

Synonyms

  • duplication
  • mate

Antonyms

  • change
  • miss
  • forbid

Etymology

  • macche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mæcca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • meiche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • micca (Latin)

9. match

noun. ['ˈmætʃ'] a burning piece of wood or cardboard.

Synonyms

  • lighter
  • light
  • igniter

Antonyms

  • boycott
  • disapproval
  • invalidate
  • negate

Etymology

  • macche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mæcca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • meiche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • micca (Latin)

10. match

verb. ['ˈmætʃ'] give or join in marriage.

Synonyms

  • pair
  • twin
  • bring together
  • join
  • mate

Antonyms

  • activeness
  • attack
  • start
  • stay

Etymology

  • macche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mæcca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • meiche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • micca (Latin)
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