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1 match /ˈmætʃ/ noun
plural matches
1 match
/ˈmætʃ/
noun
plural matches
Learner's definition of MATCH
[singular] : someone or something that is equal to or as good as another person or thing
[singular]
: two people or things that are suited to each other
: someone or something that is suited to another person or thing usually + for
[count] : a contest between two or more players or teams
sometimes used figuratively
see also return match, grudge match at 1grudge
compare 3match
2 match /ˈmætʃ/ verb
matches; matched; matching
2 match
/ˈmætʃ/
verb
matches; matched; matching
Learner's definition of MATCH
: to be suited to (someone or something) : to go well with (someone or something)
[+ object]
[no object]
: to have the same appearance, color, etc.
[no object]
[+ object]
[+ object] : to make or see a connection or relationship between (two people or things)
often + with
see also mix and match at 1mix
: to be in agreement with (something)
[+ object]
[no object]
: to be the equal of (something or someone) : to be as good as (something or someone)
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] : to provide, produce, or do something that is equal to (something else)
[+ object] : to place (someone or something) in competition against another often + against
often + with
[+ object] : to compare (something) with something else usually + against

— matching

adjective, always used before a noun
3 match /ˈmætʃ/ noun
plural matches
3 match
/ˈmætʃ/
noun
plural matches
Learner's definition of MATCH
[count]
: a short, thin piece of wood or thick paper with a special tip that produces fire when it is scratched against something else
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