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Meaning of "match" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MATCH

Old English gemæcca spouse; related to Old High German gimmaha wife, Old Norse maki mate.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MATCH

match  [mætʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MATCH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Match is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb match in English.

WHAT DOES MATCH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

match

Match

A match is a tool for starting a fire. Typically, modern matches are made of small wooden sticks or stiff paper. One end is coated with a material that can be ignited by frictional heat generated by striking the match against a suitable surface. Wooden matches are packaged in matchboxes, and paper matches are partially cut into rows and stapled into matchbooks. The coated end of a match, known as the match "head", contains either phosphorus or phosphorus sesquisulfide as the active ingredient and gelatin as a binder. There are two main types of matches: safety matches, which can be struck only against a specially prepared surface, and strike-anywhere matches, for which any suitably frictional surface can be used. Some match-like compositions, known as electric matches, are ignited electrically and do not make use of heat from friction.

Definition of match in the English dictionary

The first definition of match in the dictionary is a formal game or sports event in which people, teams, etc, compete to win. Other definition of match is a person or thing able to provide competition for another. Match is also a person or thing that resembles, harmonizes with, or is equivalent to another in a specified respect.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO MATCH

PRESENT

Present
I match
you match
he/she/it matches
we match
you match
they match
Present continuous
I am matching
you are matching
he/she/it is matching
we are matching
you are matching
they are matching
Present perfect
I have matched
you have matched
he/she/it has matched
we have matched
you have matched
they have matched
Present perfect continuous
I have been matching
you have been matching
he/she/it has been matching
we have been matching
you have been matching
they have been matching
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I matched
you matched
he/she/it matched
we matched
you matched
they matched
Past continuous
I was matching
you were matching
he/she/it was matching
we were matching
you were matching
they were matching
Past perfect
I had matched
you had matched
he/she/it had matched
we had matched
you had matched
they had matched
Past perfect continuous
I had been matching
you had been matching
he/she/it had been matching
we had been matching
you had been matching
they had been matching
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will match
you will match
he/she/it will match
we will match
you will match
they will match
Future continuous
I will be matching
you will be matching
he/she/it will be matching
we will be matching
you will be matching
they will be matching
Future perfect
I will have matched
you will have matched
he/she/it will have matched
we will have matched
you will have matched
they will have matched
Future perfect continuous
I will have been matching
you will have been matching
he/she/it will have been matching
we will have been matching
you will have been matching
they will have been matching
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would match
you would match
he/she/it would match
we would match
you would match
they would match
Conditional continuous
I would be matching
you would be matching
he/she/it would be matching
we would be matching
you would be matching
they would be matching
Conditional perfect
I would have match
you would have match
he/she/it would have match
we would have match
you would have match
they would have match
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been matching
you would have been matching
he/she/it would have been matching
we would have been matching
you would have been matching
they would have been matching
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you match
we let´s match
you match
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to match
Past participle
matched
Present Participle
matching
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MATCH


ambach
ˈæmˌbætʃ
attach
əˈtætʃ
batch
bætʃ
brach
brætʃ
catch
kætʃ
despatch
dɪˈspætʃ
detach
dɪˈtætʃ
dispatch
dɪˈspætʃ
hatch
hætʃ
kaffeeklatsch
ˈkæfɪˌklætʃ
latch
lætʃ
mismatch
ˌmɪsˈmætʃ
mix-and-match
ˌmɪksəndˈmætʃ
patch
pætʃ
rach
rætʃ
rematch
ˈriːˌmætʃ
sasquatch
ˈsæsˌkwætʃ
scratch
skrætʃ
snatch
snætʃ
thatch
θætʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MATCH

matatu
match day
match fitness
match play
match player
match point
match-fit
match-fixing
match-funding
match-winner
matchable
matchboard
matchbook
matchbox
matched sample
matched-pairs design
matcher
matchet
matching
matchless

WORDS THAT END LIKE MATCH

a bad patch
Black Watch
deathwatch
exhibition match
fob watch
football match
friendly match
from scratch
grudge match
home match
klatch
league match
officer of the watch
on the watch
quartz watch
stopwatch
swatch
test match
watch
wristwatch

Synonyms and antonyms of match in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «MATCH»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «match» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of match

Translation of «match» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MATCH

Find out the translation of match to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of match from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «match» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

比赛
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

partido
570 millions of speakers

English

match
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मैच
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُبَارَاةٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

матч
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

jogo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ম্যাচ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

match
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Perlawanan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Spiel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

試合
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

경기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cocog
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trận đấu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

போட்டியில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सामना
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

maç
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

partita
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

mecz
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

матч
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

meci
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αγώνας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wedstryd
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

match
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kamp
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of match

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MATCH»

The term «match» is very widely used and occupies the 1.678 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of match
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «match».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MATCH» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «match» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «match» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about match

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10 QUOTES WITH «MATCH»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word match.
1
Muhammad Ali
Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.
2
Viswanathan Anand
Each match I play is the most important one yet.
3
Kurt Angle
The Olympics is not really about the sport, it's about the story behind the person. You keep the sport relatively simple to understand - let the fans understand that a takedown is 1 point, a turn is 2, a pin and the match is over. Keep it simple, and keep the story on the individual.
4
Louis Aragon
There are strange flowers of reason to match each error of the senses.
5
Tracy Austin
From one match to the next, I kept on winning.
6
Joan Blondell
In the 20s, you were a face. And that was enough. In the 30s, you also had to be a voice. And your voice had to match your face, if you can imagine that.
7
Chester Brown
The director is planning on titling the film 'Yummy Fur' so we are probably planning on changing the title of the book to 'Yummy Fur' to match the film.
8
Doyle Brunson
A man with money is no match against a man on a mission.
9
Gabriel Byrne
I attended the bedside of a friend who was dying in a Dublin hospital. She lived her last hours in a public ward with a television blaring out a football match, all but drowning our final conversation.
10
Jane Welsh Carlyle
If I have an antipathy for any class of people, it is for fine ladies. I almost match my Husband's detestation of partridge-shooting gentlemen.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MATCH»

Discover the use of match in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to match and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Making the Match: The Right Book for the Right Reader at the ...
Provides a guide to encouraging reading in teenagers and young adults, focusing on knowing the readers, the books, and the strategies for motivating students to read and assess their reading.
Teri S. Lesesne, 2003
2
Maid to Match
From the day she arrives at the Biltmore, Tillie Reese is dazzled--by the riches of the Vanderbilts and by Mack Danvers, a mountain man turned footman.
Deeanne Gist, 2010
3
Career Match: Connecting who You are with what You'll Love to Do
Featuring in-depth chapters for each personality type, the book shows readers how to find a career that fits their passion and personality, and then shows them how to get it.
Shoya Zichy, Ann Bidou, 2007
4
Not a Match: My True Tales of Online Dating Disasters
Like the girl who couldn't stop crying, or the one who caught on fire, or the girl who confronted him on national TV. Whether he likes it or not, Donovan has become an expert on Internet dating, and Not a Match is a collection of the ...
Brian Donovan, 2012
5
Match
Showing an uncanny access to the voice of the rejected, unimpressive, emotionally challenged modern male, Helen Guri's debut collection explores Robert's transition from lost and lonely to loved.
Helen Guri, 2011
6
Perfect Match
District Attorney Nina Frost and her husband, Caleb, face a nightmare when they discover that their young son Nathaniel has been molested, a trauma that has left him mute, terrified, and unable to reveal the identity of his attacker.
Jodi Picoult, 2003
7
Game, Set, Match: Billie Jean King and the Revolution in ...
Linking the stories of Billie Jean King and Title IX, Susan Ware explains why women's sports took off in the 1970s and demonstrates how giving women a sporting chance has permanently changed American life on and off the playing field.
Susan Ware, 2011
8
Match
Clever, ingenious, thoughtful. --Boston Globe. The play floats magically... --Boston Phoenix. A remarkable achievement...warm, funny and hopeful...Belber has a keen eye and ear for the comedy of human existence.
Stephen Belber, 2004
9
Match!
Challenges young readers to match certain types of animals, patterns, shapes, and colors with things that appear in photographs of colorful scenes. On board pages.
National Geographic, 2011
10
How to Match Horoscopes for Marriage
Model horoscopes of couples with successful marriage and prosperity are also given for ready interpretation of this methodology. This book will make a useful addition to present literature on matching horoscopes for marriage.
P. V. R. Rayudu, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MATCH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term match is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Trouble at Leeds United's match in Austria
The match passed off without incident until the final whistle when police with batons and dogs fought to form a cordon on the pitch. A Leeds fan ... «Yorkshire Post, Jul 15»
2
Going to the Galaxy, Barcelona match in Pasadena? Avoid …
To the nearly 90,000 fans expected at the Rose Bowl on Tuesday night for the match between the Galaxy and Barcelona, transit officials ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
3
Former All Blacks make World squad for military charity match
Former All Blacks Justin Marshall, Daryl Gibson and Brad Thorn have been named in a Rest of the World squad for a charity rugby match in ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
4
SEA Games football match-fixing: Indonesian sentenced to 30 …
SINGAPORE: An Indonesian national who played an integral role in conspiring to fix a SEA Games football match was sentenced to 30 months ... «Channel News Asia, Jul 15»
5
Manchester City vs Roma match report: Joe Hart is penalty shoot-out …
Sterling's transfer fee generated plenty of debate, but his man-of-the-match performance against the Serie A side was a positive start in ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
6
Watch International Champions Cup Match Live: Manchester United …
An International Champions Cup 2015 match against the San Jose Earthquakes on Tuesday will provide Louis Van Gaal another opportunity to ... «International Business Times, India Edition, Jul 15»
7
Cardiff City 2 v 0 Ironi Kiryat Shmona match report: Bluebirds come …
In a match fractured as usual by a massive amount of substitutions by both managers it was Russell Slade who was wearing the broader smile ... «WalesOnline, Jul 15»
8
Charlotte Edwards salutes Natalie Sciver after England beat …
Skipper Charlotte Edwards saluted Natalie Sciver after she turned defeat into victory for England in the first match of the Women's Ashes series. «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
9
Fire v Orlando City USOC match preview
Martin Tomszak takes a look at Orlando City in the latest match preview. What Are They All About? Orlando City SC Open Cup Edition. This is it. «ChicagoNow, Jul 15»
10
Pischke and partner lose bronze medal volleyball match at Pan Am …
Canada's Taylor Pischke, right, and Melissa Humana-Paredes react after losing a point during the women's beach volleyball bronze medal final ... «Winnipeg Free Press, Jul 15»

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