BE THE SAME [I, T] › If two things match, they are the same colour or type: I can't find anything to match my green shirt. Your socks don't match. Traces of blood found on Walker's clothing matched the victim's blood type. CHOOSE [T] › to choose someone or something that is suitable for a particular person, activity, or purpose: In the first exercise, you have to match the famous person to their country of origin. BE AS GOOD AS [T] › to be as good as someone or something else: It would be difficult to match the service this airline gives to its customers.