match/meet expectations

Definition of match/meet expectations

  1. :  to be as successful as people think someone or something should be The company failed to match/meet expectations.

Word by Word Definitions

matchplay
  1. :  a person or thing equal or similar to another

    :  one able to cope with another

    :  an exact counterpart

  1. :  to encounter successfully as an antagonist

    :  to set in competition or opposition

    :  to provide with a worthy competitor

  1. :  a chemically prepared wick or cord formerly used in firing firearms or powder

    :  a short slender piece of flammable material (as wood) tipped with a combustible mixture that bursts into flame when slightly heated through friction (as by being scratched against a rough surface)

meetplay
  1. :  to come into the presence of :  find

    :  to come together with especially at a particular time or place

    :  to come into contact or conjunction with :  join

  1. :  the act of assembling for a hunt or for competitive sports

    :  a competition in which individuals match skills

  1. :  precisely adapted to a particular situation, need, or circumstance :  very proper

expectationplay expectations
  1. :  the act or state of expecting :  anticipation

    :  something expected

    :  basis for expecting :  assurance


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