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match

verb
 
 
/mætʃ/
[T] to be equal to another person or thing in quality, amount, or level: Few people can match his combination of skills. Results this year may not match last year's. I'm looking for a job that matches my qualifications and ambitions.
[I or T] to be the same as something else, or to be the same as each other: The program automatically finds websites and news stories that match your interests. His actions and his words did not match.
[T] to find something that is the same as something else, or goes well with it: match sth against sth Bring a sample of the colour you want to our store, and we will match it against one of our paint colours.match sth/sb to sth We can help you match the person to the job.
[T] to give or offer the same amount of money as has been given, collected, or offered by someone else: It's hard for small stores to match supermarket prices. The charity will receive federal money to match the first $250 of each contribution.
(Definition of match verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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