Definition of rematch
: a second match between the same contestants or teams
Recent Examples of rematch from the Web
The bout will be part of the pay-per-view telecast headlined by the light-heavyweight title rematch between Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev.
In the rematch, Clark led the way offensively for Seattle in its most lopsided win of the season.
The Wildcats swept Midland Greenwood 10-3 and 2-1 to return for a rematch against Wylie, which beat Godley 7-5 in last year’s regional final.
This is a rematch of last year's WCWS championship, which Oklahoma won in three games thanks in large part to Paige Parker, who led the Sooners to a 4-0 win in Game 1 on Friday.
The Titans (29-4) advance and will host Madison on Tuesday in what figures to be a rematch of last week’s nine-inning, first-round classic that matched pitchers Kevin Abel of Madison and Grant Holman of Eastlake.
The legend of Jordan is under earnest assault, a story line that may overreach the re-rematch (three-match?) of the Cavs and Warriors.
Indeed, the triple rematch is a rarity in any team sport.
Kansas managed four hits in the rematch on Friday against TCU pitcher Brian Howard, who got the shutout and complete-game victory.
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First Known Use of rematch
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Definition of rematch for English Language Learners
: a match or game that is played by the same people or teams after an earlier match or game
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Definition of rematch for Students
: a second meeting between the same contestants
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