Synonyms of match in English:

match


See definition of match

noun

1‘a football match’

SYNONYMS
contest, competition, game, tournament, tie, cup tie, event, fixture, trial, test, test match, meet, bout, fight, duel
quarter-final, semi-final, final, Cup Final
friendly, derby, local derby
play-off, replay, rematch
British clash
Canadian, Scottish playdown
North American split
informal, dated mill
archaic tourney

2‘he was no match for the champion’

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equal, rival, equivalent, peer, counterpart
rare compeer

3‘the vase was an exact match of the one she already owned’

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replica, copy, lookalike, double, twin, duplicate, equivalent, facsimile, like
mate, fellow, companion, counterpart, pair, complement
informal spitting image, spit and image, spit, dead spit, ringer, dead ringer

4‘theirs is definitely a love match’

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marriage, betrothal, relationship, partnership, union, pairing, alliance, compact, contract, affiliation, combination

5‘he would be a very suitable match for any of their daughters’

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prospective husband, prospective wife, prospect, candidate
informal catch

verb

1‘the curtains matched the duvet cover’

SYNONYMS
go with, coordinate with, complement, harmonize with, blend with, tone with, team with, be the same as, be similar to, suit

2‘these socks don't match’

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be a pair, be a set, be the same, go together

3‘did their statements match?’

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correspond, be in agreement, tally, agree, match up, coincide, accord, conform, square, harmonize, be consonant, be compatible

4‘they matched suitable applicants with firms having vacancies’

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combine, match up, link, bring together, put together, unite, marry, pair up, yoke, team, couple, pair, ally
formal conjoin

5‘no one can match him at chess’

SYNONYMS
equal, be equal to, be the equal of, be a match for, measure up to, compare with, parallel, be in the same league as, be in the same category as, be on a par with, touch, keep pace with, keep up with, emulate, rival, vie with, compete with, contend with
informal hold a candle to

Phrases

    match against/with

    ‘Spain was matched against France’


    SYNONYMS

    draw against, set against, pit against, play off against

    match up to

    ‘the film didn't match up to my expectations’


    SYNONYMS

    come up to, measure up to, meet with, be equal to, be as good as, satisfy, fulfil, answer to