match


match

noun

Definition of MATCH

1
a competitive encounter between individuals or groups carried on for amusement, exercise, or in pursuit of a prize <a chess match>
2
a union representing a special kind of social and legal partnership between two people <from all appearances those two have got a good match there>
Near Antonyms annulment, divorce, separation
3
either of a pair matched in one or more qualities <I can't find the match to this sock>
4
one that is equal to another in status, achievement, or value <for a wife he wants a woman who will be his match in every aspect of their lives>
5
something or someone that strongly resembles another <Erin is so nearly my exact match you'd think she must be my twin and not just my cousin>
6
an earnest effort for superiority or victory over another <the discussion soon degenerated into a pointless shouting match>
Near Antonyms concord, harmony, peace

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