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match

match as in lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical
  • "ignites with friction"
  • "he always carries matches to light his pipe"
  • "as long you've a lucifer to light your fag"

Synonyms

  • lucifer(Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; a planet (usually Venus) seen just before sunrise in the eastern sky ; lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical
  • friction matchlighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical
match as in a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete
    match as in a burning piece of wood or cardboard
    • "if you drop a match in there the whole place will explode"
    match as in an exact duplicate
    • "when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook"

    Synonyms

    • mateengage in sexual intercourse; bring two objects, ideas, or people together; place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game; the officer below the master on a commercial ship ; a fellow member of a team; the partner of an animal (especially a sexual partner); a person's partner in marriage ; an exact duplicate; one of a pair; South American holly; informal term for a friend of the same sex ; South American tea-like drink made from leaves of a South American holly called mate ; a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king
    match as in the score needed to win a match
      match as in a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect

        Synonyms

        • catcha drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident; the quantity that was caught; a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect ; anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching); a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion) ; a restraint that checks the motion of something; a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window ; a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth; the act of catching an object with the hands; the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly; perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily; reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot; take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; to hook or entangle; attract and fix; capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping; reach in time; get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly; catch up with and possibly overtake; be struck or affected by; check oneself during an action; hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers; see or watch; cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled; detect a blunder or misstep; grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of; contract; start burning; perceive by hearing; suffer from the receipt of; attract; apprehend and reproduce accurately; take in and retain; spread or be communicated; be the catcher; become aware of; delay or hold up
        match as in a person who is of equal standing with another in a group

          Synonyms

          • peerlook searchingly; a person who is of equal standing with another in a group ; a nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage
          • equala person who is of equal standing with another in a group ; having the same quantity, value, or measure as another; having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task; be identical or equivalent to; be equal to in quality or ability; make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
          • compeera person who is of equal standing with another in a group
          match as in a pair of people who live together
          • "a married couple from Chicago"

          Synonyms

          • couplebring two objects, ideas, or people together; link together; form a pair or pairs; engage in sexual intercourse; a pair who associate with one another; a pair of people who live together; a small indefinite number; two items of the same kind ; (physics) something joined by two equal and opposite forces that act along parallel lines
          • matesa pair of people who live together
          match as in something that resembles or harmonizes with
          • "that tie makes a good match with your jacket"
          match as in be compatible, similar or consistent
          • "coincide in their characteristics"
          • "The two stories don't agree in many details"
          • "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"
          • "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"

          Synonyms

          • fitmeeting adequate standards for a purpose; (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed; physically and mentally sound or healthy; a display of bad temper; a sudden uncontrollable attack; the manner in which something fits; a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason); be agreeable or acceptable to; be the right size or shape; make fit; insert or adjust several objects or people; be compatible, similar or consistent; conform to some shape or size; provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; fill, satisfy or meet a want or need or condtion ro restriction; make correspond or harmonize
          • correspondbe compatible, similar or consistent; be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics ; exchange messages; take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to
          • checka written order directing a bank to pay money; an appraisal of the state of affairs; the bill in a restaurant; the state of inactivity following an interruption; additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct; the act of inspecting or verifying; a mark indicating that something has been noted or completed etc.; something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress ; a mark left after a small piece has been chopped or broken off of something ; a textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard); the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess; obstructing an opponent in ice hockey ; (chess) a direct attack on an opponent's king ; examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition; make an examination or investigation; be careful or certain to do something; lessen the intensity of; stop for a moment, as if out of uncertainty or caution; put a check mark on or near or next to; slow the growth or development of; be verified or confirmed; be compatible, similar or consistent; block or impede (a player from the opposing team) in ice hockey ; develop (a child's or animal's) behavior by instruction and practice; consign for shipment on a vehicle; hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping; abandon the intended prey, turn, and pursue an inferior prey ; stop in a chase especially when scent is lost; mark into squares or draw squares on; decline to initiate betting ; hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; place into check; write out a check on a bank account ; find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort; verify by consulting a source or authority; arrest the motion (of something) abruptly; make cracks or chinks in; become fractured
          • jibean aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; be compatible, similar or consistent; shift from one side of the ship to the other
          • gibean aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; be compatible, similar or consistent; laugh at with contempt and derision
          • tallya score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely; a bill for an amount due ; the act of counting; be compatible, similar or consistent; gain points in a game; keep score, as in games ; determine the sum of
          • agreebe in accord; consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something; be compatible, similar or consistent; go together; show grammatical agreement; be agreeable or suitable; achieve harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose
          match as in provide funds complementary to
          • "The company matched the employees' contributions"
          match as in bring two objects, ideas, or people together
          • "This fact is coupled to the other one"
          • "Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?"
          • "The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project"

          Synonyms

          • mateengage in sexual intercourse; bring two objects, ideas, or people together; place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game; the officer below the master on a commercial ship ; a fellow member of a team; the partner of an animal (especially a sexual partner); a person's partner in marriage ; an exact duplicate; one of a pair; South American holly; informal term for a friend of the same sex ; South American tea-like drink made from leaves of a South American holly called mate ; a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king
          • couplebring two objects, ideas, or people together; link together; form a pair or pairs; engage in sexual intercourse; a pair who associate with one another; a pair of people who live together; a small indefinite number; two items of the same kind ; (physics) something joined by two equal and opposite forces that act along parallel lines
          • pairform a pair or pairs; bring two objects, ideas, or people together; occur in pairs ; arrange in pairs; engage in sexual intercourse; a set of two similar things considered as a unit ; two items of the same kind ; two people considered as a unit ; a poker hand with 2 cards of the same value
          • twinbeing two identical ; duplicate or match; bring two objects, ideas, or people together; grow as twins; give birth to twins ; either of two offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy ; (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini ; a waterfall in the Snake River in southern Idaho ; a duplicate copy
          match as in be equal to in quality or ability
          • "Nothing can rival cotton for durability"
          • "Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues"
          • "Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents"

          Synonyms

          • equala person who is of equal standing with another in a group ; having the same quantity, value, or measure as another; having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task; be identical or equivalent to; be equal to in quality or ability; make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
          • touchthe event of something coming in contact with the body; the faculty by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (especially the hands); a suggestion of some quality; a distinguishing style; the act of putting two things together with no space between them; a slight but appreciable amount; a communicative interaction; a slight attack of illness; the act of soliciting money (as a gift or loan); the sensation produced by pressure receptors in the skin; deftness in handling matters; the feel of mechanical action; make physical contact with, come in contact with; perceive via the tactile sense; affect emotionally; be relevant to; be in direct physical contact with; have an effect upon; deal with; cause to be in brief contact with; to extend as far as; be equal to in quality or ability; tamper with; make a more or less disguised reference to; comprehend; consume; color lightly
          • rivalthe contestant you hope to defeat; be equal to in quality or ability; be the rival of, be in competition with
          match as in make correspond or harmonize
          • "Match my sweater"

          Synonyms

          • fitmeeting adequate standards for a purpose; (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed; physically and mentally sound or healthy; a display of bad temper; a sudden uncontrollable attack; the manner in which something fits; a sudden flurry of activity (often for no obvious reason); be agreeable or acceptable to; be the right size or shape; make fit; insert or adjust several objects or people; be compatible, similar or consistent; conform to some shape or size; provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; fill, satisfy or meet a want or need or condtion ro restriction; make correspond or harmonize
          match as in give or join in marriage
            match as in set into opposition or rivalry
            • "let them match their best athletes against ours"
            • "pit a chess player against the Russian champion"
            • "He plays his two children off against each other"

            Synonyms

            • pitset into opposition or rivalry; mark with a scar; remove the pits from; a sizeable hole (usually in the ground); a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression) ; the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed; (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; an enclosure in which animals are made to fight ; (commodity exchange) the part of the floor of a commodity exchange where trading in a particular commodity is carried on ; (auto racing) an area at the side of a racetrack where the race cars are serviced and refueled ; a trap in the form of a concealed hole ; a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate; lowered area in front of a stage where an orchestra accompanies the performers ; a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it
            • opposebe against; fight against or resist strongly; contrast with equal weight or force ; set into opposition or rivalry; act against or in opposition to; be resistant to
            • play offset into opposition or rivalry
            match as in be equal or harmonize
            • "The two pieces match"
            match as in make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
            • "let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office"
            • "The company matched the discount policy of its competitors"

            Synonyms

            • equala person who is of equal standing with another in a group ; having the same quantity, value, or measure as another; having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task; be identical or equivalent to; be equal to in quality or ability; make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
            • equalizecompensate; make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
            • equalisecompensate; make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
            • equateconsider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous; be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics ; make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching