Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb match

10 senses of match

Sense 1
match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree -- (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")
       => equal, be -- (be identical or equivalent to; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!")

Sense 2
match -- (provide funds complementary to; "The company matched the employees' contributions")
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

Sense 3
match, mate, couple, pair, twin -- (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")
       => join, bring together -- (cause to become joined or linked; "join these two parts so that they fit together")

Sense 4
equal, touch, rival, match -- (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")
       => compete, vie, contend -- (compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others)

Sense 5
match, fit -- (make correspond or harmonize; "Match my sweater")
       => adjust, set, correct -- (alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels")

Sense 6
meet, match, cope with -- (satisfy or fulfill; "meet a need"; "this job doesn't match my dreams")
       => cope, get by, make out, make do, contend, grapple, deal, manage -- (come to terms with; "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day")

Sense 7
match -- (give or join in marriage)
       => join, bring together -- (cause to become joined or linked; "join these two parts so that they fit together")

Sense 8
pit, oppose, match, play off -- (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")
       => confront, face -- (oppose, as in hostility or a competition; "You must confront your opponent"; "Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring"; "The two enemies finally confronted each other")

Sense 9
match -- (be equal or harmonize; "The two pieces match")
       => adjust, conform, adapt -- (adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation")

Sense 10
equal, match, equalize, equalise, 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")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Antonyms of adj matched

2 senses of matched

Sense 1
matched -- (provided with a worthy adversary or competitor; "matched teams")

INDIRECT (VIA competitive) -> noncompetitive -- (not involving competition or competitiveness; "noncompetitive positions"; "noncompetitive interest in games")

Sense 2
matched (vs. mismatched) -- (going well together; possessing harmonizing qualities)

mismatched (vs. matched) -- (either not matched or unsuitably matched)
        => ill-sorted, incompatible, mismated, unsuited -- (not easy to combine harmoniously)
        => odd, unmatched, unmated, unpaired -- (of the remaining member of a pair, of socks e.g.)

Similarity of adj matched

2 senses of matched

Sense 1
matched -- (provided with a worthy adversary or competitor; "matched teams")
       => competitive (vs. noncompetitive), competitory -- (involving competition or competitiveness; "competitive games"; "to improve one's competitive position")

Sense 2
matched (vs. mismatched) -- (going well together; possessing harmonizing qualities)
       => coordinated, co-ordinated, matching -- (intentionally matched; "curtains and walls were color coordinated")
       => duplicate, matching, twin (prenominal), twinned -- (being two identical)
       => mated, paired -- (used of gloves, socks, etc.)
       => one-to-one -- (used of relations such that each member of one set is associated with one member of a second set)
          Also See-> compatible#1; mated#1

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