Meaning of “matching” in the English Dictionary

"matching" in Business English

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matchingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈmætʃɪŋ/ us

the act of giving or offering the same amount of money as has been given, collected, or offered by someone else:

Price matching is not our usual policy.

ACCOUNTING a process in which money paid during a particular period should be matched against money made in the same period:

The matching principle requires that expenses be matched with revenues.


uk /ˈmætʃɪŋ/ us

given or offered to match the amount given, collected, or offered by someone:

matching funds/money/grants The pensions savings incentive essentially provides federal matching funds in the form of a credit.

(Definition of “matching” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)