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Adjective: matched  macht
  1. Provided with a worthy adversary or competitor
    "matched teams"
     
  2. Going well together; possessing harmonizing qualities
Verb: match  mach
  1. Be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
    "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun";
    - fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree, marry, marry up
     
  2. Provide funds complementary to
    "The company matched the employees' contributions"
     
  3. Bring two objects, ideas, or people together
    "Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?";
    - mate, couple, pair, twin
     
  4. Be equal to in quality or ability
    "Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents";
    - equal, touch, rival
     
  5. Make correspond or harmonize
    "Match my sweater";
    - fit
     
  6. Satisfy or fulfil
    "this job doesn't match my dreams";
    - meet, cope with
     
  7. Give or join in marriage
     
  8. Set into opposition or rivalry
    "let them match their best athletes against ours";
    - pit, oppose, play off
     
  9. Be equal or harmonize
    "The two pieces match"
     
  10. Make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
    "The company matched the discount policy of its competitors";
    - equal, equalize, equalise [Brit], equate

See also: compatible, competitive, competitory, coordinated, co-ordinated, duplicate, matching, mated, one-to-one, paired, simpatico, twin, twinned

Type of: adapt, adjust, alter, be, bring together, change, compete, conform, confront, contend, cope, correct, deal, equal, face, furnish, get by, grapple, join, make do, manage, modify, provide, render, set, supply, vie

Antonym: mismatched

Encyclopedia: Matched

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