a game or sports event where teams or people compete
a person who is equal to or better than another in strength, ability, etc.
a thing that is like another or is suitable to be put together with another, especially by having a similar colour or pattern
a marriage of the stated kind; a possible husband or wife
a short thin stick, usually of wood, with a head covered by chemicals which flame when rubbed or struck against a rough surface and cause the stick to burn
be like or suitable for use with (another or each other), especially in colour or pattern
"he always carries matches to light his pipe"
"as long you've a lucifer to light your fag"
"if you drop a match in there the whole place will explode"
"when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook"
"a married couple from Chicago"
"that tie makes a good match with your jacket"
"The two stories don't agree in many details"
"The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"
"The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
"The company matched the employees' contributions"
"This fact is coupled to the other one"
"Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?"
"The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project"
"Nothing can rival cotton for durability"
"Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues"
"Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents"
"Match my sweater"
"meet a need"
"this job doesn't match my dreams"
"let them match their best athletes against ours"
"pit a chess player against the Russian champion"
"He plays his two children off against each other"
"The two pieces match"
"let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office"
"The company matched the discount policy of its competitors"
Sometimes, even Father's no match for Mother.
出自： K. Ishiguro
Three cigarettes were lit on one match.
出自： M. Lowry
Give me a match..My candle's gone out.
出自： P. Bowles
We are now a mighty nation, capable of matching any of the Western nations.
出自： K. Ishiguro
The coat was not bought at the same time as the trousers, but they match up well enough to be considered a suit.
这件上衣和这条裤子不是同时买的,但十分相配。别人都以为是一套。 match sth ⇔ up
I found it difficult to match up the different versions of the event by the two eye-witnesses.
How do you match up these opposing pieces of information from two different government departments?
I can't match up the two halves of the photograph.A bit is missing from the middle.
Do you think the book matches up to its enthusiastic review?
He tries to match up to the situation.
This ribbon matches with your dress.
It's hard to find words that match well with this music.
The curtains do not match with the decorations.
窗帘和室内的装饰品不协调。 match sb/sth with sb/sth
We'll match him with Jones.They are both good boxers.
I can match your story with another.
We should match their generosity with our own.
I should be pleased to match my daughter with your son, so that we could become even closer friends.
You should match the design at the edge of one length of paper with that at the edge of the one next to it.
Take care to match the sewing thread with the cloth so that the stitches, being of the same colour, will not show.
The government has promised to match the council's gift to the university with an equal payment.
I matched the color of my sweater with the color of my shirt.
You should match words with action.
You didn't match your words with deeds.
Your tie should match your shirt.
误 He was eager to match his know-ledge to mine.
正 He was eager to match his know-ledge against mine.
正 He was eager to match his know-ledge with mine.
误 The duke matched his daughter to the king's son.
正 The duke matched his daughter with the king's son.