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match

(Contest), noun bout, championship, fight, final game, game, games, joust, matching, meet, playoff game, test, tournament, tourney

match

(Duplicate), noun clone, companion, copy, equal, exact copy, exact duplicate, exact likeness, facsimile, likeness, mate, mirror, mirror copy, model, perfect likeness, reflection, replica, resemblance, semblance, the image, twin

match

(Marriage), noun alliance, arranged marriage, bed, bond, bridal bed, bridebed, cohabitation, commonnaw marriage, conjugal bliss, conjugal bond, conjugality, coverture, getting hitched, holy matrimony, holy wedlock, homosexual marriage, ill-assorted marriage, interfaith marriage, intermarriage, interracial marriage, lesbian, living as man and wife, marriage bed, marriage sacrament, married state or status, married status, matching, match-up, matrimonial union, matrimony, miscegenation, mixed marriage, nuptial bond, one flesh, remarriage, sacrament of matrimony or marriage, splicing, tying the knot, union, wedded bliss, wedded state, wedding knot, wedlock, wifehood
See also: alter ego, coincide, compare, competition, comport, conform, connect, connection, contest, correlate, correspond, counterpart, countervail, duplicate, equipoise, identity, join, matrimony, measure, parallel, peer, recriminate, relate, relation, resemblance, retaliate, same, strife
References in classic literature ?
She made hard work of sewing, broke the thread, dropped her thimble into the syringa bushes, pricked her finger, wiped the perspiration from her forehead, could not match the checks, puckered the seams.
And you have forgotten one matter of joy to me," said Emma, "and a very considerable onethat I made the match myself.
He lighted the candle from the flaring match with great deliberation, and dropped the match, and trod it out.
I have no doubt they found my second appearance strange enough, coming suddenly out of the quiet darkness with inarticulate noises and the splutter and flare of a match.
Collins had been taken in; thirdly, she trusted that they would never be happy together; and fourthly, that the match might be broken off.
If a man says a word, his wife 'll match it with a contradiction; if he's a mind for hot meat, his wife 'll match it with cold bacon; if he laughs, she'll match him with whimpering.
it would be a capital match for either of his sisters.
The match was at Old Trafford, on the third Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in July; the other affair had been all.
Light a match, Quatermain," he said, so soon as we had picked ourselves up and got our breath; "carefully, now.
My friend," said he to Porthos, "you will take this barrel, the match of which I am going to set fire to, and throw it amidst our enemies; can you do so?
Then of a sudden it came to him like a flash that were he to proclaim a great shooting match and offer some grand prize, Robin Hood might be overpersuaded by his spirit to come to the butts; and it was this thought which caused him to cry "Aha
Dolokhov was a suitable and in some respects a brilliant match for the dowerless, orphan girl.