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match
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 20
2. A bringing together of two parties suited to one another, as for a union, a trial of skill or force, a contest, or the like
3. A contest to try strength or skill, or to determine superiority; an emulous struggle.
5. An agreement, compact, etc.
7. Equality of conditions in contest or competition.
8. Suitable combination or bringing together; that which corresponds or harmonizes with something else; as, the carpet and curtains are a match.
Part of Speech: verb
2. To be of equal, or similar, size, figure, color, or quality; to tally; to suit; to correspond; as, these vases match.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To be a mate or match for; to be able to complete with; to rival successfully; to equal.
2. To furnish with its match; to bring a match, or equal, against; to show an equal competitor to; to set something in competition with, or in opposition to, as equal.
3. To oppose as equal; to contend successfully against.
4. To make or procure the equal of, or that which is exactly similar to, or corresponds with; as, to match a vase or a horse; to match cloth.
5. To make equal, proportionate, or suitable; to adapt, fit, or suit ( one thing to another).
7. To fit together, or make suitable for fitting together; specifically, to furnish with a tongue and a groove, at the edges; as, to match boards.
Part of Speech: noun
1. Alt. of race
2. Anything used for catching and retaining or communicating fire, made of some substance which takes fire readily, or remains burning some time; esp., a small strip or splint of wood dipped at one end in a substance which can be easily ignited by friction, as a preparation of phosphorus or chlorate of potassium.
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