Textual thesaurus for "match"

(noun) lucifer, friction match

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

(noun) mate

an exact duplicate

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

(noun) mates, couple

a pair of people who live together

a married couple from Chicago

(noun) peer, compeer, equal

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

(noun) catch

a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect

(verb) equal, equalise, equalize, equate

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

(verb) fit

make correspond or harmonize

Match my sweater

(verb) pit, play off, oppose

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

(verb) couple, twin, pair, mate

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

(verb) meet, cope with

satisfy or fulfill

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

(verb) correspond, tally, jibe, fit, gibe, agree, check

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

(verb) equal, touch, rival

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