Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
  Show Word Combinations
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
match2

match2

 
 
pronunciation:
maech
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Explorer
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person or thing that is identical to or like another.
synonyms:
companion, counterpart, double, mate, twin
similar words:
clone, copy, duplicate, equal, equivalent, fellow, likeness, reproduction
definition 2: a person able to equal another, as in a contest or other activity.
He was no match for her in spelling.
synonyms:
challenger, equal, peer, rival
similar words:
equivalent, parallel
definition 3: a competitive sport or game.
a tennis match
synonyms:
competition, contest, game, tournament
similar words:
boat, challenge, event, meet
definition 4: a marriage.
synonyms:
marriage, pairing, union
similar words:
alliance, partnership
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: matched, matches, matching
definition 1: to be the same as or equal to.
His skill does not match hers.
synonyms:
equal, parallel, rival
similar words:
touch
definition 2: to cause to fit together, mesh, or correspond.
The colors don't match each other.
synonyms:
coordinate, fit, mate, pair, suit
similar words:
accord, combine, complement, mesh
definition 3: to put together with someone as a competitor or partner.
Do you know who you'll be matched with in the competition?There were more women than men in the dance class, so she was matched with one of the teachers.
synonyms:
pit
similar words:
oppose, pair
definition 4: perform at or reach the same level as.
He was never able to match the performance that he gave that night.Do you think we'll match last night's ticket sales?
synonyms:
equal
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to be of corresponding appearance, as in size, color, or the like.
Your socks don't match.
synonyms:
agree, blend, coordinate, correspond, go, harmonize, tally
antonyms:
clash
similar words:
coincide, pair
derivations: matchable (adj.), matched (adj.)
Word Explorer
See
  game