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A match designed so it can only be ignited on a special friction surface.
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  1. A match designed so it can only be ignited on a special friction surface.
  2. A match that can be lighted only by being struck against a chemically prepared friction surface.
Alternative spelling of sulfur match.
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  1. Alternative spelling of sulfur match.
Something similar to a matchstick, as in slenderness:
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  1. Something similar to a matchstick, as in slenderness:
  2. A short, slender piece of wood from which a match is made.
  3. The slender piece of wood, cardboard, etc. constituting a match
A cord of readily combustible material that is lighted at one end to carry a flame along its length to detonate an explosive at the other end.
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  1. A cord of readily combustible material that is lighted at one end to carry a flame along its length to detonate an explosive at the other end.
  2. A safety device that protects an electric circuit from becoming overloaded. Fuses contain a length of thin wire (usually of a metal alloy) that melts and breaks the circuit if too much current flows through it. They were traditionally used to protect electronic equipment and prevent fires, but have largely been replaced by circuit breakers.
  3. (Elec.) A safety device placed in a circuit, consisting of a replaceable plug or tube containing wire or metal that will melt and break the circuit if the current exceeds a specified amperage
A friction match.
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  1. A friction match.
  2. (Bible) An angelic being who was cast from heaven as punishment for his rebellious pride. Lucifer is traditionally identified with Satan.
  3. (Theol., person, proper) Satan; specif., in Christian theology, Satan as leader of the fallen angels: he was an angel of light until he revolted against God and, with the others, was cast into hell
A member of this faction
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  1. A member of this faction
  2. (Historical) A faction of the Democratic Party in New York (c. 1835)
  3. (Historical) A cigar or match ignited by friction
A man who holds a peerage by descent or appointment.
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  1. A man who holds a peerage by descent or appointment.
  2. A person who has equal standing with another or others, as in rank, class, or age:
  3. A person or thing of the same rank, value, quality, ability, etc.; equal; specif., an equal before the law
Equal, as in value, meaning, or force.
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  1. Equal, as in value, meaning, or force.
  2. An equivalent thing
  3. Something that is essentially equal to another:
A person with whom one shares living quarters. Often used in combination:
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  1. A person with whom one shares living quarters. Often used in combination:
  2. Either of a pair of birds or other animals that associate in order to propagate.
  3. One of a matched pair:
A thing or part that is analogous
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  1. A thing or part that is analogous
A copy or duplicate, as of a lease
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  1. A copy or duplicate, as of a lease
  2. One of two parts that fit and complete each other.
  3. A person or thing that corresponds to or closely resembles another, as in form or function
(Mathematics) An imprecise solution or result that is adequate for a defined purpose.
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  1. (Mathematics) An imprecise solution or result that is adequate for a defined purpose.
  2. The act, process, or result of approximating.
  3. A calculation, assessment, etc. intended to be no more than approximately accurate; rough estimate
An interbreeding, usually geographically isolated population of organisms differing from other populations of the same species in the frequency of hereditary traits. A race that has been given formal taxonomic recognition is known as a subspecies.
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  1. An interbreeding, usually geographically isolated population of organisms differing from other populations of the same species in the frequency of hereditary traits. A race that has been given formal taxonomic recognition is known as a subspecies.
  2. A series of such competitions held at a specified time on a regular course:
  3. Any of several extensive human populations associated with broadly defined regions of the world and distinguished from one another on the basis of inheritable physical characteristics, traditionally conceived as including such traits as pigmentation, hair texture, and facial features. Because the number of genes responsible for such physical variations is tiny in comparison to the size of the human genome and because genetic variation among members of a traditionally recognized racial group is generally as great as between two such groups, most scientists now consider race to be primarily a social rather than a scientific concept.
Any organized activity, celebration, etc. for members of the general public or a particular group
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  1. Any organized activity, celebration, etc. for members of the general public or a particular group
  2. A social gathering or activity:
  3. (Sports) A contest in a sports competition, such as a meet:
The relationship between two or more rivals who regularly compete with each other. The term usually applies to two rivals.
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  1. The relationship between two or more rivals who regularly compete with each other. The term usually applies to two rivals.
  2. The act of rivaling or the fact or condition of being a rival or rivals; competition
  3. In economics, rivalry is a characteristic of a good. Rivalrous goods are those which can be consumed by only one person at the same time -- for example, a candy bar or a suit; a non-rivalrous good may be provided to more consumers at a very low marginal cost for each additional consumer.
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  1. (Zoology) Pairing of organisms for copulation.
  2. The act or an instance of joining as a pair, specif. in pair-bonding or sexual union
Something united or unified; a whole made up of parts
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  1. Something united or unified; a whole made up of parts
  2. An organization at a college or university that provides facilities for recreation; a student union.
  3. A labor union.
A betrothal or betrothal ceremony
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  1. A betrothal or betrothal ceremony
  2. A marriage or wedding
  3. Adoption of an idea or a cause.
Milton
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  2. To constitute or induce equality, equilibrium, or balance.
  3. To compensate for or correct (varying frequency response characteristics) in recording, playback, etc.
To see, mention, or show as similar; compare.
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  1. To see, mention, or show as similar; compare.
  2. (Followed by to or unto) To compare; to state that (something) is like (something else).
To result in:
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  1. To result in:
  2. To be or seem to be equal; correspond.
  3. To consider, treat, or depict as equal or equivalent:
To form pairs or a pair:
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  1. To form pairs or a pair:
  2. To form a pair; match
  3. To combine or join (one person or thing) with another to form a pair:
One of a set of numbers that determines the position of a point. Only one coordinate is needed if the point is on a line, two if the point is in a plane, and three if it is in space.
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  1. One of a set of numbers that determines the position of a point. Only one coordinate is needed if the point is on a line, two if the point is in a plane, and three if it is in space.
  2. To form a harmonious combination; match:
  3. To cause to work or function in a common action or effort:
To make even in tone, color, pitch, etc.
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  1. To make even in tone, color, pitch, etc.
  2. To bring persons or things to an equal level; equalize.
  3. So as to be level; so as to be flat, even, in line, etc.
Still; yet
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  1. Still; yet
  2. To a greater degree or extent. Used as an intensive with comparative adjectives and adverbs:
  3. (Obs.) In an even manner
To settle (an account, for example) by paying what is owed.
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  1. To settle (an account, for example) by paying what is owed.
  2. To consider and compare or assess:
  3. To find any difference that may exist between the debit and credit sides of (an account); also, to equalize the debit and credit sides of (an account)
To cause (organisms) to breed or bring (organisms) into close proximity for breeding.
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  1. To cause (organisms) to breed or bring (organisms) into close proximity for breeding.
  2. To join as a pair; couple
  3. To become joined in marriage or a romantic sexual relationship.
To join (an individual) to another as his or her spouse
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  1. To join (an individual) to another as his or her spouse
  2. To get married; take a spouse
  3. To unite in a close, usually permanent way:
To have or demonstrate in combination:
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  1. To have or demonstrate in combination:
  2. To become combined or joined together; become one or as one, by adhering, associating, etc.
  3. To bring together in common cause, interest, opinion, etc.; join, as in action, through fellowship, agreement, legal bonds, etc.
To bring or come into agreement or harmony.
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  1. To bring or come into agreement or harmony.
  2. To bring things into harmony, or to make things compatible.
  3. To add chords to (a melody) so as to form a harmony
To be appropriate for; befit:
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  1. To be appropriate for; befit:
  2. To be fit, suitable, convenient, or satisfactory
  3. To furnish with clothes, esp. with a suit
(Idiomatic) Of two or more things, to correspond or fit well
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  1. (Idiomatic) Of two or more things, to correspond or fit well
  2. (Idiomatic) To be inseparable; to go hand in hand.
(Idiomatic) To resemble (a parent or ancest) in appearance or habit.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To resemble (a parent or ancest) in appearance or habit.
  2. To follow someone's example
To do, make, or produce something equal to:
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  1. To do, make, or produce something equal to:
  2. To be equal to, especially in value.
  3. To be equal to; match in value, degree, etc.
(Idiomatic) To invent, create, or think of.
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To come to terms with; to overcome any difficulties presented by.
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  1. To come to terms with; to overcome any difficulties presented by.
To come together:
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  1. To come together:
  2. To be sufficient for (a need, for example); fulfill:
  3. To deal or contend with effectively:
A member of the lowest rank in an order of knighthood
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  1. A member of the lowest rank in an order of knighthood
  2. Either of two persons not married to each other but otherwise in an intimate, spouse-like relationship: often, specif., used when the persons are of the same sex
  3. A thing that matches another in sort, color, etc.; one of a pair or set
A copy or duplicate, as of a lease
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  1. A copy or duplicate, as of a lease
  2. A thing which, when added to another, completes or complements it
  3. One that has the same functions and characteristics as another; a corresponding person or thing:
A bid doubling one's opponent's bid in bridge, thus increasing the penalty for failure to fulfill the contract.
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  1. A bid doubling one's opponent's bid in bridge, thus increasing the penalty for failure to fulfill the contract.
  2. One that closely resembles another; a duplicate.
  3. An actor who takes the place of another actor in scenes requiring special skills or preparations:
An exact copy or reproduction; replica; facsimile
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  1. An exact copy or reproduction; replica; facsimile
  2. One that corresponds exactly to another, especially an original.
  3. A counterpart or double
A person of equal rank, position, or background; a peer.
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  1. A person of equal rank, position, or background; a peer.
  2. Either of a pair of corresponding things; mate
  3. One of a pair; a mate:
Either of a pair of birds or other animals that associate in order to propagate.
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  1. Either of a pair of birds or other animals that associate in order to propagate.
  2. One of a matched pair:
  3. A companion, comrade, or fellow worker
(Mineralogy) Two interwoven crystals that are mirror images of each other.
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  1. (Mineralogy) Two interwoven crystals that are mirror images of each other.
  2. Twin bed
  3. Either one of two persons or things very much alike in appearance, shape, structure, etc.
A thing or part that is analogous
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  1. A thing or part that is analogous
A person or thing of the same kind, class, race, or genus
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  1. A person or thing of the same kind, class, race, or genus
  2. A substance, formed in an alcoholic beverage during fermentation or distillation, that gives the beverage its characteristic flavor, color, etc.
  3. (Chemistry) A compound produced in the same process that produces another, often structurally similar compound.
Either of a pair of things related by a correlation; a correlative
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  1. Either of a pair of things related by a correlation; a correlative
  2. Either of two interrelated things, esp. if one implies the other
(Grammar) A correlative word or expression.
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  1. (Grammar) A correlative word or expression.
  2. (Grammar) A pro-form; a non-personal pronominal, proadjectival, or proadverbal form, in Esperanto regularly formed, indicating 'which?', 'that', 'some', 'none', and 'every', as applied to people, things, type, place, manner, reason, time, or quantity, as: kiu ‘who’ (which person?), iu ‘someone’ (some person), tie ‘there’ (that place), ĉie ‘everywhere’ (all places), etc.
  3. Either of two correlative things.
A person hired by a newspaper, radio or television network, etc. to furnish news, articles, newscast segments, etc. of a certain type or from a distant place
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  1. A person hired by a newspaper, radio or television network, etc. to furnish news, articles, newscast segments, etc. of a certain type or from a distant place
  2. A person or firm acting for, or having regular business relations with, another at a distance
  3. One who communicates by means of letters, e-mails, or other forms of written messages.
A duplicate of a legal document.
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  1. A duplicate of a legal document.
  2. A person or thing that corresponds to or closely resembles another, as in form or function
  3. One of two parts that fit and complete each other.
The condition of being parallel; near similarity or exact agreement in particulars; parallelism.
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  1. The condition of being parallel; near similarity or exact agreement in particulars; parallelism.
  2. The condition of being parallel; conformity in essential points
  3. Any of the imaginary lines representing degrees of latitude that encircle the earth parallel to the plane of the equator.
Any of various devices for supporting a weak or malformed part of the body: often intended for permanent use in contrast to a splint or cast
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  1. Any of various devices for supporting a weak or malformed part of the body: often intended for permanent use in contrast to a splint or cast
  2. A cranklike handle with an adjustable aperture at one end for securing and turning a bit.
  3. (Music) A vertical line, usually accompanied by the symbol {, connecting two or more staffs.
Two people united, as by betrothal or marriage.
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  1. Two people united, as by betrothal or marriage.
  2. (Informal) A few; several:
  3. Two items of the same kind; a pair.
(Literature) A pair of lines with rhyming end words.
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  1. (Literature) A pair of lines with rhyming end words.
  2. (Rare) A couple; pair
  3. Two successive lines of poetry, esp. two of the same length that rhyme
A pair of thrown dice with identical sides uppermost
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  1. A pair of thrown dice with identical sides uppermost
  2. A pair; couple
  3. An imitation gem composed of two parts, as of an inferior stone layered beneath a precious gem.
A pair.
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  1. A pair.
  2. (Music) A composition for two voices or two instruments.
An unincorporated community in West Virginia
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  1. An unincorporated community in West Virginia
  2. A pair; couple
  3. The two performers of a duet, or any two musicians playing together
A married, engaged, or courting couple
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  1. A married, engaged, or courting couple
  2. (Chiefly Dial.) A set or series
  3. Two mated animals.
The second in a set or sequence.
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  1. The second in a set or sequence.
  2. The cardinal number between one and three; 2; II
  3. Something numbered two or having two units, as a playing card, domino, face of a die, etc.
The players
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  1. The players
  2. A group of two; a pair; a couple; a group of two distinct individuals or components.
A pair of draft animals, such as oxen, joined by a yoke.
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  1. A pair of draft animals, such as oxen, joined by a yoke.
  2. A frame fitting over the shoulders for carrying pails, etc., one on either end
  3. (Elec.) A piece of magnetic material, without windings, that permanently connects two or more magnet cores
To consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous; liken:
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  1. To consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous; liken:
  2. To examine in order to note the similarities or differences of:
  3. To be regarded as similar or equal
To communicate (with someone) by exchanging letters, esp. regularly
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  1. To communicate (with someone) by exchanging letters, esp. regularly
  2. To communicate by letter, usually over a period of time.
  3. To be similar, analogous, or equal (to something)
To do, make, or produce something equal to:
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  1. To do, make, or produce something equal to:
  2. To be equal to, especially in value.
  3. To be equal to; match in value, degree, etc.
(Idiomatic) To meet expectations; to be as good as.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To meet expectations; to be as good as.
To produce or adduce as a parallel.
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  1. To produce or adduce as a parallel.
  2. To be or extend parallel to:
  3. To equal; to match; to correspond to.
To cause or permit a part of the body, especially the hand or fingers, to come in contact with so as to feel:
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  1. To cause or permit a part of the body, especially the hand or fingers, to come in contact with so as to feel:
  2. To change or improve by adding fine lines or strokes.
  3. To bring (one thing) into light contact with something else:
To put into a stack
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  1. To put into a stack
  2. To compare with something; to measure up. (Often used with "against", "among")
  3. (Idiomatic) To put a group of abstract things together.
(Archaic) To cause to conform or agree; bring into harmony.
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  1. (Archaic) To cause to conform or agree; bring into harmony.
  2. To make agree or harmonize; reconcile
  3. To give or grant, especially as being due or appropriate:
To share an opinion about (something):
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  1. To share an opinion about (something):
  2. (Chiefly Brit.) To arrive at an understanding or come to an arrangement on or about
  3. To grant or concede:
To harmonize; agree
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  1. To harmonize; agree
  2. To call, send, or welcome by chiming.
  3. To make a musical sound by striking a bell or set of bells.
To act, often unquestioningly, in accordance with traditional customs or prevailing standards:
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  1. To act, often unquestioningly, in accordance with traditional customs or prevailing standards:
  2. To behave in a conventional way, esp. in accepting without question customs, traditions, prevailing opinion, etc.
  3. To make the same or similar
(Archaic) To hold together or be held together; exist (usually by some means or agent)
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  1. (Archaic) To hold together or be held together; exist (usually by some means or agent)
  2. To have a basis; reside or lie:
  3. To be contained or inherent (in something) as a cause, effect, or characteristic
To communicate by letter, usually over a period of time.
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  1. To communicate by letter, usually over a period of time.
  2. To communicate (with someone) by exchanging letters, esp. regularly
  3. To be similar, analogous, or equal (to something)
To provide a place or time for:
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  1. To provide a place or time for:
  2. To be in conformity or agreement with:
  3. To equip; outfit:
To bring or come into agreement or harmony.
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  1. To bring or come into agreement or harmony.
  2. To add chords to (a melody) so as to form a harmony
  3. To bring things into harmony, or to make things compatible.
To bring (oneself) into a better position or relation:
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  1. To bring (oneself) into a better position or relation:
  2. To settle; adjust; make right or even
  3. To fit; agree; accord (with)
(Obsolete) In a tall way; stoutly; with spirit.
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  1. (Obsolete) In a tall way; stoutly; with spirit.
  2. To reckon or count. Often used with up :
  3. (Archaic) To make (two things) agree or correspond
To be in accord; agree:
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  1. To be in accord; agree:
  2. To shift from one side of a ship to the other when the stern passes across a following or quartering wind
  3. To change the course of a ship so that the sails shift thus
To square; agree (with)
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  1. To square; agree (with)
  2. To make square; make (something) conform
To grow to be; change or develop into by growth
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  1. To grow to be; change or develop into by growth
  2. To befit; suit
  3. To grow or come to be:
To be fit for
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  1. To be fit for
  2. To be suitable to or appropriate for:
  3. To be suitable or proper for; be suited or becoming to
To behave in a conventional way, esp. in accepting without question customs, traditions, prevailing opinion, etc.
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  1. To behave in a conventional way, esp. in accepting without question customs, traditions, prevailing opinion, etc.
  2. To bring into accord or agreement; cause to correspond or comply:
  3. To be or become the same or similar
To communicate (with someone) by exchanging letters, esp. regularly
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  1. To communicate (with someone) by exchanging letters, esp. regularly
  2. To communicate by letter, usually over a period of time.
  3. To be similar, analogous, or equal (to something)
To provide a place or time for:
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  1. To provide a place or time for:
  2. To be in conformity or agreement with:
  3. To equip; outfit:
To be in accord; agree or match.
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  1. To be in accord; agree or match.
  2. To meet the requirements of; fit:
  3. To be fit, suitable, convenient, or satisfactory
In a contrary direction, manner, etc.; in opposition; opposite
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  1. In a contrary direction, manner, etc.; in opposition; opposite
  2. To act, do, move, etc. counter to (a person or thing); oppose or check
  3. To or toward an opposite or dissimilar course or outcome:
To set against; place opposite, in balance or contrast
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  1. To set against; place opposite, in balance or contrast
  2. To present in counterbalance or contrast:
  3. To set as an opposite in position:
To remove the stone from a stone fruit or the shell from a drupe.
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  1. To remove the stone from a stone fruit or the shell from a drupe.
  2. To set (cocks, etc.) in a pit to fight
  3. The hard, inner layer (the endocarp) of certain drupes that are valued for their flesh, such as peaches, cherries, or olives. Not in scientific use.
(Sports) To compete against in a play-off.
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  1. (Sports) To compete against in a play-off.
  2. To pretend to not be embarrassed, upset, impressed, or otherwise affected by something.
To be equal to, especially in value.
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  1. To be equal to, especially in value.
  2. To do, make, or produce something equal to:
  3. To be equal to; match in value, degree, etc.
To come together:
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  1. To come together:
  2. To be sufficient for (a need, for example); fulfill:
  3. To deal or contend with effectively:
(Music) To connect with a tie
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  1. (Music) To connect with a tie
  2. To attach or fasten (one thing to another) by string or the like.
  3. To achieve equal scores in a contest.
To explain or liken by analogy
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  1. To explain or liken by analogy
  2. To use, or reason by, analogy
  3. To treat one thing as analogous to another.
To absorb (immigrants or a culturally distinct group) into the prevailing culture.
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  1. To absorb (immigrants or a culturally distinct group) into the prevailing culture.
  2. To absorb (groups of different cultures) into the main cultural body
  3. (Now Rare) To compare or liken
To consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous; liken:
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  1. To consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous; liken:
  2. To be regarded as similar or equal
  3. To examine in order to note the similarities or differences of:
(Math.) To state or express the equality of; put in the form of an equation
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  1. (Math.) To state or express the equality of; put in the form of an equation
  2. To treat, regard, or express as equal, equivalent, identical, or closely related
  3. To consider, treat, or depict as equal or equivalent:
(--- Biology) To determine the taxonomic classification of (an organism).
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  1. (--- Biology) To determine the taxonomic classification of (an organism).
  2. To ascertain as having a certain characteristic or feature:
  3. To establish or recognize the identity of; ascertain as a certain person or thing:
(Followed by to or unto) To compare; to state that (something) is like (something else).
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  1. (Followed by to or unto) To compare; to state that (something) is like (something else).
  2. To see, mention, or show as similar; compare.
In a parallel manner
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  1. In a parallel manner
  2. To be or extend parallel to:
  3. To produce or adduce as a parallel.
Find another word for match. In this page you can discover 143 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for match, like: safety-match, sulphur-match, matchstick, fuse, lucifer, locofoco, peer, equivalent, mate, analogue and counterpart.