Definition of match
- He was no match for his opponent.
- a lake that was almost the match of one he remembered from Switzerland
- carpet and curtains are a match
- a golf match
- a soccer match
- a shouting match
- would make a good match for any man
This color matches your skin tone.
She was wearing a beautiful skirt, but her sweater didn't match it.
The upbeat music matched her mood.
Her skirt and sweater matched perfectly.
The pillows on the couch all match.
Your socks don't match each other.
His story doesn't match the facts.
First Known Use: 1549See Words from the same year
: to be suited to (someone or something) : to go well with (someone or something)
: to have the same appearance, color, etc.
: to make or see a connection or relationship between (two people or things)
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an inn where caravans rest at night
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