Meaning of matchmake in English:

matchmake

Pronunciation /ˈmatʃˌmeɪk/

verb

  • To plot or contrive to bring about a marriage. Later also with object: to plot or contrive to bring together (two people) romantically; also in extended use.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Cornhill Magazine. From match + make, after matchmaking and matchmaker.