matchnounuk us /mætʃ/
match noun (COMPETITION)
- The national anthems of the teams are played at the beginning of a big international football match.
- We spent the afternoon at a football match.
- Fans packed the stadium to watch the final match.
- England has to win tonight's qualifying match to go through to the next round of the competition.
- Only one goal was scored in the entire match.
match noun (STICK)
match noun (EQUAL)
- a chip off the old block idiom
- a meeting of minds idiom
- be cast in the same mould idiom
- be of like mind idiom
- be of the same mind idiom
- birds of a feather flock together idiom
- birds of a feather idiom
- dead ringer
- it takes a thief to catch a thief idiom
- take after sb
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match noun (SUITABLE)
matchverbuk us /mætʃ/
match verb (EQUAL)
- The government has promised to match the money raised by the charity pound for pound.
- The severity of the punishment should match the seriousness of the crime.
- The teams were evenly matched until two quick goals from Robson tipped the balance in favour of England.
- Do you really think our team has a chance of matching their score?
- I'd like to match the total amount I raised in last year's marathon, at least.
match verb (LOOK SIMILAR)
match verb (CHOOSE)