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Another word for match

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Noun
  1. One of a matched pair of things

      1. One of two offspring born at the same birth.
      2. One of two identical or similar people, animals, or things; a counterpart.
      3. Two interwoven crystals that are mirror images of each other.
      1. One of a matched pair:
      2. A spouse or romantic partner.
      3. Either of a pair of birds or other animals that associate in order to propagate.
      1. A man or boy.
      2. A boyfriend.
      3. A comrade or associate.
      1. Identically copied from an original.
      2. Existing or growing in two corresponding parts; double.
      3. Denoting a manner of play in cards in which partnerships or teams play the same deals and compare scores at the end:
      1. Twice as much in size, strength, number, or amount:
      2. Composed of two like parts:
      3. Composed of two unlike parts; dual:
      1. One that closely resembles another.
      2. One that has the same functions and characteristics as another; a corresponding person or thing:
      3. A duplicate of a legal document.
      1. A person who accompanies or associates with another; a comrade.
      2. A domestic partner.
      3. A person employed to assist, live with, or travel with another.
    See also:

    same

  2. Two items of the same kind together

      1. A contoured crossbar having two U-shaped attachments that fit around the necks of a team of oxen or other draft animals, with a central ring for hitching the team to a cart, plow, or other load.
      2. A pair of draft animals, such as oxen, joined by a yoke.
      3. A bar used with a double harness to connect the collar of each horse to the pole of a wagon or coach.
      1. Two people or things together; a pair or couple.
      2. An activity involving two people, such as a round of golf.
      1. The cardinal number equal to the sum of 1 + 1.
      2. The second in a set or sequence.
      3. Something having two parts, units, or members, especially a playing card, the face of a die, or a domino with two pips.
      1. Two corresponding persons or items, similar in form or function and matched or associated:
      2. One object composed of two joined, similar parts that are dependent upon each other:
      3. Two persons who are married, engaged, or dating.
      1. A duet, especially two performers singing or playing together.
      2. Two people or two things in close association:
      1. A composition for two voices or two instruments.
      2. A group of two singers or two instrumentalists.
      3. A pair.
      1. A close-fitting jacket, with or without sleeves, worn by European men from the late 1300s to around 1650.
      2. A pair of similar or identical things.
      3. A member of such a pair.
      1. A unit of verse consisting of two successive lines, usually rhyming and having the same meter and often forming a complete thought or syntactic unit.
      2. Two similar things; a pair.
      1. Two items of the same kind; a pair.
      2. Something that joins or connects two things together; a link.
      3. Two people united, as by betrothal or marriage.
      1. A device that holds or fastens two or more parts together or in place; a clamp.
      2. A device, such as a supporting beam in a building or a connecting wire or rope, that steadies or holds something else erect.
      3. Suspenders.
Verb
  1. To be equal or alike

      1. To put into a stack
      2. (intransitive) to pile up; to accumulate
      3. (idiomatic) To put a group of abstract things together.
      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 bring something into light contact with:
      3. To bring (one thing) into light contact with something else:
      1. Being an equal distance apart everywhere:
      2. Of, relating to, or designating two or more straight coplanar lines that do not intersect.
      3. Of, relating to, or designating two or more planes that do not intersect.
      1. (idiomatic) To meet expectations; to be as good as.
      1. Having the same quantity, measure, or value as another.
      2. Being the same or identical to in value.
      3. Having the same privileges, status, or rights:
      1. To be in agreement, harmony, or conformity.
      2. To be similar or equivalent in character, quantity, origin, structure, or function:
      3. To communicate by letter, usually over a period of time.
      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 form the positive, comparative, or superlative degree of (an adjective or adverb).
    See also:

    same

  2. To be compatible or in correspondence

      1. A square or cube.
      2. An approximately square or cubic area, space, or object.
      3. A bone or cartilaginous structure of the skull, joining the upper and lower jaws in birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians.
      1. To shift a fore-and-aft sail from one side of a vessel to the other while sailing before the wind so as to sail on the opposite tack.
      2. To cause (a sail) to jibe.
      3. The act of jibing.
      1. A reckoning, score, or amount:
      2. A record of a reckoning, score, or amount:
      3. The act of scoring a point or goal in a game or contest:
      1. A plane figure having four equal sides.
      2. Something having an equal-sided rectangular form:
      3. A T-shaped or L-shaped instrument for drawing or testing right angles.
      1. To bring or come into agreement or harmony.
      2. To provide harmony for (a melody).
      3. To be in agreement; be harmonious.
      1. To be the proper size and shape for:
      2. To cause to be the proper size and shape:
      3. To measure for proper size:
      1. To be in agreement, harmony, or conformity.
      2. To be similar or equivalent in character, quantity, origin, structure, or function:
      3. To communicate by letter, usually over a period of time.
      1. To be made up or composed:
      2. To have a basis; reside or lie:
      3. To be compatible; accord:
      1. To be or act in accord with a set of standards, expectations, or specifications:
      2. To act, often unquestioningly, in accordance with traditional customs or prevailing standards:
      3. To be similar in form or pattern:
      1. An apparatus for striking a bell or set of bells to produce a musical sound.
      2. A set of tuned bells used as an orchestral instrument.
      3. A single bell, as in the mechanism of a clock.
      1. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee.
      1. To share an opinion or feeling; be in accord:
      2. To express consent; concur:
      3. To accept or support a policy or program:
      1. To give or grant, especially as being due or appropriate:
      2. To cause to conform or agree; bring into harmony.
      3. To be in agreement, unity, or harmony.
    See also:

    agree

  3. To be in keeping with

    See also:

    agree

  4. To place in opposition or be in opposition to

  5. To do or make something equal to

      1. To fasten or secure with or as if with a cord, rope, or strap:
      2. To fasten by drawing together the parts or sides and knotting with strings or laces:
      3. To make by fastening ends or parts:
      1. To come into the presence of by chance or arrangement:
      2. To come into the company of:
      3. To be introduced to; make the acquaintance of:
      1. Having the same quantity, measure, or value as another.
      2. Being the same or identical to in value.
      3. Having the same privileges, status, or rights:
    See also:

    same

  6. To represent as similar

      1. Being an equal distance apart everywhere:
      2. Of, relating to, or designating two or more straight coplanar lines that do not intersect.
      3. Of, relating to, or designating two or more planes that do not intersect.
      1. To see, mention, or show as similar; compare.
      1. To establish or recognize the identity of; ascertain as a certain person or thing:
      2. To determine the taxonomic classification of (an organism).
      3. To ascertain as having a certain characteristic or feature:
      1. To make equal or equivalent.
      2. To reduce to a standard or an average; equalize.
      3. To consider, treat, or depict as equal or equivalent:
      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 form the positive, comparative, or superlative degree of (an adjective or adverb).
      1. To consume and incorporate (nutrients) into the body after digestion.
      2. To transform (food) into living tissue by the process of anabolism; metabolize constructively.
      3. To incorporate and absorb into the mind:
      1. To make an analogy of or concerning:
      2. To reason by or use analogy.
    See also:

    same

Another word for match

Noun
  1. An instrument to produce fire

      1. a cigar or match ignited by friction
      2. a faction of the Democratic Party in New York (c. 1835)
      3. a member of this faction
      1. An angelic being who was cast from heaven as punishment for his rebellious pride. Lucifer is traditionally identified with Satan.
      2. The planet Venus in its appearance as the morning star.
      3. A friction match.
      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 mechanical or electrical mechanism used to detonate an explosive charge or device such as a bomb or grenade:
      3. To equip with a mechanical or electrical fuse.
      1. A short, slender piece of wood from which a match is made.
      2. Something similar to a matchstick, as in slenderness:
      1. Alternative spelling of sulfur match.
      1. A match that can be lighted only by being struck against a chemically prepared friction surface.
    See also:

    light

  2. A formal contest

      1. The act of competing or emulating.
      2. The state or condition of being a rival.
      1. Something that takes place, especially a significant occurrence.
      2. A social gathering or activity:
      3. A contest in a sports competition, such as a meet:
      1. A group of people identified as distinct from other groups because of supposed physical or genetic traits shared by the group. Most biologists and anthropologists do not recognize race as a biologically valid classification, in part because there is more genetic variation within groups than between them.
      2. A group of people united or classified together on the basis of common history, nationality, or geographic distribution:
      3. A genealogical line; a lineage.
  3. A marriage or engagement

      1. A betrothal.
      2. A wedding ceremony.
      3. Adoption of an idea or a cause.
      1. The act of uniting or the state of being united.
      2. A combination so formed, especially an alliance or confederation of people, parties, or political entities for mutual interest or benefit.
      3. A set, every member of which is an element of one or another of two or more given sets.
      1. the act or an instance of joining as a pair, specif. in pair-bonding or sexual union
      2. of or having to do with mating
    See also:

    marriage

Verb
  1. To find or make equals

      1. To bring together so as to form a whole:
      2. To combine (people) in interest, attitude, or action:
      3. To join (a couple) in marriage.
      1. To join in marriage:
      2. To take as a spouse:
      3. To give in marriage:
      1. One of a matched pair:
      2. A spouse or romantic partner.
      3. Either of a pair of birds or other animals that associate in order to propagate.
      1. A weighing device, especially one consisting of a rigid beam horizontally suspended by a low-friction support at its center, with identical weighing pans hung at either end, one of which holds an unknown weight while the effective weight in the other is increased by known amounts until the beam is level and motionless.
      2. A state of equilibrium or parity characterized by cancellation of all forces by equal opposing forces.
      3. The power or means to decide:
      1. Having a horizontal surface; flat:
      2. Having no irregularities, roughness, or indentations; smooth.
      3. Being in the same plane or line; parallel:
      1. Relative position or rank on a scale:
      2. A relative degree, as of achievement, intensity, or concentration:
      3. A natural or proper position, place, or stage:
      1. Any of a set of two or more numbers used to determine the position of a point, line, curve, or plane in a space of a given dimension with respect to a system of lines or other fixed references.
      2. Directions:
      3. A set of articles, as of clothing or luggage, designed to match or complement one other, as in style or color.
      1. Two corresponding persons or items, similar in form or function and matched or associated:
      2. One object composed of two joined, similar parts that are dependent upon each other:
      3. Two persons who are married, engaged, or dating.
      1. To make equal or equivalent.
      2. To reduce to a standard or an average; equalize.
      3. To consider, treat, or depict as equal or equivalent:
      1. To see, mention, or show as similar; compare.
      1. To make equal:
      2. To make uniform.
      3. To constitute or induce equality, equilibrium, or balance.
    See also:

    equal

  2. To be alike

  3. To meet in contest

    See also:

    rival