Meaning of well matched in English:

well matched



  • (of two or more people or items) appropriate for or very similar to each other.

    ‘a fiercely contested semi-final between two well-matched sides’
    • ‘It's a shame that a match between two well matched sides like this has been ruined.’
    • ‘In a game where two well-matched teams cancelled each other out, both defences were able to snuff out the few genuine attacks made by either side.’
    • ‘Following on the one-sided debacle that preceded it, this game between two well-matched sides provided some real entertainment for the small crowd.’
    • ‘The sides were well-matched but much under strength.’
    • ‘It was a really hard fought affair between two well-matched sides.’
    • ‘You could travel very widely and not find a pair of soloists as well-matched in the Brahms Double Concerto as the Johnston brothers.’
    • ‘A well-matched pair of smart, stylish secret agents do battle against a never-ending array of fiendish felons and assorted evil-doers in ‘The Avengers’, the original British television series.’
    • ‘Playful bickering aside, the pair are well-matched, both in person and on-screen, where their undeniable chemistry deserves a lot of the credit for ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding's’ success.’
    • ‘The game depends on having well-matched players on either side of the net, so that what's predicted theoretically can be checked experimentally.’
    • ‘Santi and Itti are a pair of compelling, well matched leads with surprising twists and turns to their characters.’
    • ‘It's not that the pair don't look happy and well-matched: they do.’
    • ‘She's well-matched by Vivaldi, a composer and virtuoso who was once rock-star popular as a composer but is steadily fading from high-society fashion and struggling to raise commissions.’
    • ‘Their tender flesh was contrasted with the punchy crushed-peppercorn crust and well-matched with a light citrus sauce and the exquisitely sliced and grilled zucchini.’
    • ‘But Quick and Dennison are a spirited, well-matched duo, and their zeal is infectious.’
    • ‘‘We feel that they are not going to abuse their distribution power and that we are well-matched with them in the marketplace,’ says News Corp.’
    congruous, coordinated, matching, balanced, proportional, in proportion, compatible, well matched, well proportioned, well balanced