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Synonyms for match
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. match, lucifer, friction match(noun)

    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:
    catch, morning star, mates, couple, equal, daystar, lucifer, friction match, the Tempter, mate, peer, compeer

  2. match(noun)

    a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete

    Synonyms:
    catch, mates, couple, equal, lucifer, friction match, mate, peer, compeer

  3. match(noun)

    a burning piece of wood or cardboard

    "if you drop a match in there the whole place will explode"

    Synonyms:
    catch, mates, couple, equal, lucifer, friction match, mate, peer, compeer

  4. match, mate(noun)

    an exact duplicate

    "when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook"

    Synonyms:
    lucifer, compeer, better half, teammate, partner, checkmate, equal, fellow, friction match, mates, mate, first mate, couple, peer, spouse, catch, married person

  5. match(noun)

    the score needed to win a match

    Synonyms:
    catch, mates, couple, equal, lucifer, friction match, mate, peer, compeer

  6. catch, match(noun)

    a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect

    Synonyms:
    lucifer, apprehension, compeer, equal, collar, gimmick, haul, pinch, catch, friction match, snap, mates, grab, peer, mate, snatch, couple, stop, taking into custody, arrest

  7. peer, equal, match, compeer(noun)

    a person who is of equal standing with another in a group

    Synonyms:
    catch, mates, couple, equal, lucifer, friction match, mate, peer, compeer

  8. couple, mates, match(noun)

    a pair of people who live together

    "a married couple from Chicago"

    Synonyms:
    lucifer, duad, equal, yoke, pair, duet, dyad, twosome, friction match, couplet, mates, brace, mate, compeer, twain, peer, couple, span, catch, duo, distich

  9. match(verb)

    something that resembles or harmonizes with

    "that tie makes a good match with your jacket"

    Synonyms:
    catch, mates, couple, equal, lucifer, friction match, mate, peer, compeer

  10. match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree(verb)

    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:
    equate, ensure, hold in, hit, couple, jibe, accord, consort, tick off, fit, gibe, concur, chequer, hold, moderate, learn, checker, total, mark off, add, add up, twin, go, cope with, condition, assure, scoff, tick, tot, tally, harmonize, suss out, check off, check over, add together, accommodate, check up on, control, look into, ascertain, mate, mark, insure, change course, flout, tote up, go over, train, check, hold back, rival, harmonise, equalize, meet, pair, suit, tot up, jib, find out, see, discipline, equalise, sum up, equal, correspond, score, curb, concord, summate, gybe, arrest, stand for, check into, play off, contain, oppose, outfit, conform to, represent, determine, sum, stop, retard, crack, turn back, watch, chalk up, equip, see to it, break, touch, fit in, check out, barrack, rack up, jeer, fit out, agree, pit, delay

  11. match(verb)

    provide funds complementary to

    "The company matched the employees' contributions"

    Synonyms:
    fit, play off, touch, gibe, equate, pair, meet, agree, equal, check, pit, equalize, cope with, tally, rival, mate, couple, correspond, equalise, oppose, twin, jibe

  12. match, mate, couple, pair, twin(verb)

    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:
    fit, parallel, play off, touch, duplicate, gibe, equate, copulate, pair, couple on, checkmate, meet, agree, partner off, equal, check, pit, equalize, cope with, tally, rival, geminate, mate, pair off, couple, correspond, equalise, couple up, oppose, twin, jibe

  13. equal, touch, rival, match(verb)

    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:
    adjoin, touch, pit, have-to doe with, rival, play off, pertain, couple, concern, fit, stir, tinge, refer, meet, equalize, twin, agree, be, gibe, oppose, tally, equalise, affect, pair, jibe, cope with, equate, relate, touch on, equal, tinct, bear on, allude, bear upon, reach, contact, correspond, come to, advert, impact, partake, extend to, mate, disturb, tint, check

  14. match, fit(verb)

    make correspond or harmonize

    "Match my sweater"

    Synonyms:
    suit, fit, outfit, play off, touch, gibe, equate, pair, equip, meet, agree, equal, check, pit, equalize, cope with, tally, rival, fit out, mate, go, couple, correspond, equalise, accommodate, oppose, twin, conform to, jibe

  15. meet, match, cope with(verb)

    satisfy or fulfill

    "meet a need"; "this job doesn't match my dreams"

    Synonyms:
    conform to, touch, pit, foregather, gather, fulfill, adjoin, see, rival, suffer, fulfil, meet, couple, equalize, converge, fit, satisfy, receive, agree, oppose, forgather, equalise, encounter, get together, pair, run into, cope with, fill, play, equate, run across, check, equal, play off, tally, assemble, contact, correspond, take on, jibe, mate, come across, twin, gibe

  16. match(verb)

    give or join in marriage

    Synonyms:
    fit, play off, touch, gibe, equate, pair, meet, agree, equal, check, pit, equalize, cope with, tally, rival, mate, couple, correspond, equalise, oppose, twin, jibe

  17. pit, oppose, match, play off(verb)

    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:
    rival, react, touch, pit, mark, pock, play off, equate, fit, meet, couple, equalize, twin, agree, stone, oppose, equalise, counterbalance, pair, contradict, cope with, defend, fight back, equal, gibe, tally, fight, correspond, fight down, jibe, scar, controvert, mate, check

  18. match(verb)

    be equal or harmonize

    "The two pieces match"

    Synonyms:
    fit, play off, touch, gibe, equate, pair, meet, agree, equal, check, pit, equalize, cope with, tally, rival, mate, couple, correspond, equalise, oppose, twin, jibe

  19. equal, match, equalize, equalise, equate(verb)

    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:
    liken, equalize, equal, touch, be, fit, gibe, equate, pair, meet, agree, get even, equalise, check, play off, cope with, tally, rival, compare, mate, couple, correspond, pit, oppose, twin, jibe

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. match(n)

    Synonyms:
    equal, mate, companion, contest, competition, tally, equality, pair

    Antonyms:
    superior, inferior, mismatch, oddity, disparity, inequality

  2. match(v)

    Synonyms:
    equal, compare, oppose, pit, adapt, sort, suit, mate

    Antonyms:
    fail, exceed, preponderate, surpass, mismatch, dissociate, separate, misfit, misadapt, missort

Editors Contribution

  1. co-incides

    to occupy the same place in space, the same point or period in time, or the same relative position

    the events coincided

    Submitted by rinat on June 1, 2017  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. match(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    rival, be equal to

  2. match(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    adapt, suit, fit, proportion

  3. match(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    marry, give in marriage

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. match(n)

    Synonyms:
    tally, mate, equal, peer, contest, competition, tournament, tourney, lucifer match, locofoco

  2. match(v)

    Synonyms:
    rival, equal, cope with, contend, pit, oppose, tally, correspond, be proportionate, adapt, fit, proportion, comport, harmonize, mate, couple, combine, sort, join

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. MATCH

    Synonyms:
    Aspirin and clopidogrel compared with clopidogrel alone after recent ischaemic stroke or transient ischaemic attack in high-risk patients

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How to use match in a sentence?

  1. Sarah Rogers:

    Every single person who signs up to the register has the potential to give hope to someone who is in desperate need of a lifesaving stem cell transplant, were particularly calling on young men aged 16-30 to consider joining the Anthony Nolan register as they provide more than 50 percent of all stem cell donations but make up just 18 percent of our register. Together, we can work towards a future where nobody is waiting for their match.

  2. Priyanka Kishore:

    Modi's second term would focus more on the rural economy and job creation rather than big-bang reforms, the pace may fail to match that witnessed in the early years of his first term.

  3. Johanna Konta:

    I don't agree with athletes having to physically exert themselves in the early hours, i don't think it is healthy -- in fact I think it is quite dangerous. In the circumstances I thought Garbine Muguruza put on a great match and it's a shame more people couldn't see it.

  4. Fadel Gheit:

    It will be a day of reckoning as we get closer to the end of this year and people realize that average prices are not likely to match current expectations, i'm not willing to make bets that there'll be disruption of oil flow from the Middle East or elsewhere that will give us $ 70 oil.

  5. French Open:

    At times I was missing by big margins, which is not something that I'm very used to or comfortable with, but it's not panic stations. It's my first match on hard court in a long time.

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Translations for match

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  • مباراة, عود ثقاب, كبريتةArabic
  • шырпыBashkir
  • матч, запалкаBelarusian
  • мач, кибритBulgarian
  • partit, misto, matxCatalan, Valencian
  • sirka, zápas, zápalka, odpovídatCzech
  • kamp, tændstikDanish
  • Spiel, Streichholz, ebenbürtig, Zündholz, passen, übereinstimmenGerman
  • ματς, σπίρτοGreek
  • matĉo, alumetoEsperanto
  • igual, fósforo, corresponder, emparejar, partido, cerilla, coincidir, igualarSpanish
  • matš, tikk, tuletikkEstonian
  • partida, pospoloBasque
  • مسابقه, کبریتPersian
  • vertainen, sopia yhteen, yhdistää, vastata, ottelu, tulitikku, matsi, täsmätä, [[olla]] [[yhtä]] [[hyvä]]Finnish
  • dystur, svávulpinnurFaroese
  • combiner, concorder, match, allumette, accorder, correspondreFrench
  • cluiche, lasán, diongbháilIrish
  • freagair, leithid, lasadan, thig suas riScottish Gaelic
  • foaddanManx
  • גפרורHebrew
  • माचिसHindi
  • megfeleltet, egyezik, megfelel, meccs, gyufa, mérkőzés, megegyezikHungarian
  • մատչ, լուցկիArmenian
  • korek apiIndonesian
  • konkurso, alumetoIdo
  • incontro, fiammifero, pari, incontrarsi, partita, gara, simileItalian
  • 競技, 燐寸, 合わせる, 試合, マッチ, 合うJapanese
  • ასანთიGeorgian
  • ឈើគូសKhmer
  • 맞다, 시합, 맞추다, 경기, 성냥, 競技, 試合Korean
  • شخاته‌Kurdish
  • FixspounLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • alimɛ́tiLingala
  • degtukasLithuanian
  • шкорче, кибрит, чкорчеMacedonian
  • шүдэнз, чүдэнзMongolian
  • perlawanan, mancisMalay
  • wedstrijd, lucifer, evenknie, gelijke, overeenstemmen, evenaren, match, zwavelstokjeDutch
  • likemann, passe sammen, stemme overens, like, jevnbyrdig, kamp, fyrstikk, matchNorwegian
  • tsitłʼéłíNavajo, Navaho
  • aluquetaOccitan
  • dorównywać, dopasowywać, pasować do siebie, pasować, zestawiać, mecz, zapałkaPolish
  • palito de fósforo, combate, fósforo, combinar, partida, luta, páreoPortuguese
  • ninachaqQuechua
  • întâlnire, joc, egală, meci, chibrit, partidă, egalRomanian
  • соответствовать, ровня, пара, совпадать, совпасть, матч, спичкаRussian
  • žigica, palidrvce, meč, жигица, меч, ши̏бица, палидрвце, šȉbicaSerbo-Croatian
  • zápas, zápalkaSlovak
  • vžigalicaSlovene
  • match, tändsticka, like, vara lika, matcha, passa ihopSwedish
  • mechi, kibiritiSwahili
  • தீக்குச்சிTamil
  • అగ్గిపుల్లTelugu
  • гӯгирдTajik
  • ไม้ขีดไฟThai
  • posporoTagalog
  • maç, kibritTurkish
  • матч, сірникUkrainian
  • đấu, diêm, thi đấuVietnamese
  • lümätVolapük

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