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match

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1 a competitive encounter between individuals or groups carried on for amusement, exercise, or in pursuit of a prize

  • a chess match
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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
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3 either of a pair matched in one or more qualities

  • I can't find the match to this sock
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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
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5 something or someone that strongly resembles another

  • Erin is so nearly my exact match youʼd think she must be my twin and not just my cousin
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6 an earnest effort for superiority or victory over another

  • the discussion soon degenerated into a pointless shouting match
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match

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1 to be the exact counterpart of

  • does this handbag's shade of blue match my navy blue pants?
  • the rare blood type that exactly matched that of the transplant recipient
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2 to give in marriage

  • they were happy to match their daughter to a man from a good family
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3 to produce something equal to (as in quality or value)

  • no one has ever been able to match that novel for its portrayal of the horrors of war
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