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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
  • a politician who has finally met his match
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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.
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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
  • Your socks don't match.
  • the rare blood type that exactly matched that of the transplant recipient
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2 to give in marriage
  • They thought of matching their son with a young noblewoman.
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3 to produce something equal to (as in quality or value)
  • We were unable to match their offer.
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