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Synonyms for match

Synonyms for (noun) match

Synonyms: match, lucifer, friction match Definition: lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction Usage: he always carries matches to light his pipe; as long you've a lucifer to light your fag

Similar words: light, lighter, igniter, ignitor Definition: a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires Usage: do you have a light?

Synonyms: match, mate Definition: an exact duplicate Usage: when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook

Similar words: duplicate, duplication Definition: a copy that corresponds to an original exactly Usage: he made a duplicate for the files

Synonyms: match Definition: a burning piece of wood or cardboard Usage: if you drop a match in there the whole place will explode

Similar words: light, lighter, igniter, ignitor Definition: a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires Usage: do you have a light?

Synonyms: match Definition: something that resembles or harmonizes with Usage: that tie makes a good match with your jacket

Similar words: opposite number, counterpart, vis-a-vis Definition: a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another

Synonyms: match Definition: a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete

Similar words: competition, contest Definition: an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants

Synonyms: match, mates, couple Definition: a pair of people who live together Usage: a married couple from Chicago

Similar words: family, family unit Definition: primary social group; parents and children Usage: he wanted to have a good job before starting a family

Synonyms: peer, match, compeer, equal Definition: a person who is of equal standing with another in a group

Similar words: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual Definition: a human being Usage: there was too much for one person to do

Synonyms: catch, match Definition: a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect

Similar words: adult, grownup Definition: a fully developed person from maturity onward

Synonyms: match Definition: the score needed to win a match

Similar words: score Definition: a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest Usage: the score was 7 to 0

Synonyms for (verb) match

Synonyms: equal, equalise, equalize, equate, match Definition: make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching Usage: let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office; The company matched the discount policy of its competitors

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: match Definition: be equal or harmonize Usage: The two pieces match

Similar words: conform, adapt, adjust Definition: adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions Usage: We must adjust to the bad economic situation

Synonyms: match, fit Definition: make correspond or harmonize Usage: Match my sweater

Similar words: adjust, correct, set Definition: alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard Usage: Adjust the clock, please; correct the alignment of the front wheels

Synonyms: pit, play off, oppose, match Definition: set into opposition or rivalry Usage: 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

Similar words: face, confront Definition: oppose, as in hostility or a competition Usage: You must confront your opponent; Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring; The two enemies finally confronted each other

Synonyms: couple, twin, pair, match, mate Definition: bring two objects, ideas, or people together Usage: 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

Similar words: join, bring together Definition: cause to become joined or linked Usage: join these two parts so that they fit together

Synonyms: match Definition: give or join in marriage

Similar words: join, bring together Definition: cause to become joined or linked Usage: join these two parts so that they fit together

Synonyms: match Definition: provide funds complementary to Usage: The company matched the employees' contributions

Similar words: supply, render, provide, furnish Definition: give something useful or necessary to Usage: We provided the room with an electrical heater

Synonyms: match, meet, cope with Definition: satisfy or fulfill Usage: meet a need; this job doesn't match my dreams

Similar words: deal, contend, cope, make do, make out, manage, grapple, get by Definition: come to terms with Usage: We got by on just a gallon of gas; They made do on half a loaf of bread every day

Synonyms: correspond, tally, jibe, match, fit, gibe, agree, check Definition: be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics Usage: 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

Similar words: be, equal Definition: be identical or equivalent to Usage: One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!

Synonyms: equal, touch, rival, match Definition: be equal to in quality or ability Usage: 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

Similar words: contend, vie, compete Definition: compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others