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match 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/maCH/,
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matches, plural;
  1. Correspond or cause to correspond in some essential respect; make or be harmonious
    • - we bought green and blue curtains to match the bedspread
    • - she matched her steps to his
    • - the jacket and pants do not match
  2. Team (someone or something) with someone or something else appropriate or harmonious
    • - they matched suitably qualified applicants with institutions that had vacancies
    • - she was trying to match the draperies to the couch
  3. Be equal to (something) in quality or strength
    • - his anger matched her own
  4. Succeed in reaching or equaling (a standard or quality)
    • - he tried to match her nonchalance
  5. Equalize (two coupled electrical impedances) so as to bring about the maximum transfer of power from one to the other

  6. Place (a person or group) in contest or competition with another
    • - the big names were matched against nobodies
    • - evenly matched teams
Noun
  1. A short, thin piece of wood or cardboard used to light a fire, being tipped with a composition that ignites when rubbed against a rough surface

  2. A piece of wick or cord designed to burn at a uniform rate, used for firing a cannon or lighting gunpowder


  1. be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
  2. lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction; "he always carries matches to light his pipe"; "as long you've a lucifer to light your fag"
  3. provide funds complementary to; "The company matched the employees' contributions"
  4. a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete
  5. a burning piece of wood or cardboard; "if you drop a match in there the whole place will explode"
  6. bring two objects, ideas, or people together; "This fact is coupled to the other one"; "Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?"; "The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project"
  7. A match is a consumable tool for lighting a fire in controlled circumstances. They are commonly sold by tobacconists and many other kinds of shops. Matches are usually sold in quantity, packaged in match boxes or matchbooks. ...
  8. Mothers Apart from Their Children (MATCH) has existed since 1979 as a non-judgemental support group, run by volunteers who are, or have been, mothers separated from their children after divorce, family breakdown, care orders, adoption or abduction. ...
  9. Match, in comics, may refer to: * Match (DC Comics), a fictional doppelgänger antagonist. * Match (Marvel Comics), a fictional mutant hero.
  10. Match is a fictional character in the DC Comics Universe. He is a clone of Superboy. Match appeared in the Superboy title, issues of Young Justice and the Sins of Youth and Joker's Last Laugh crossover events. Currently, he is a member of the Titans East, which debuted in Teen Titans #43.
  11. Match II (also known as Match III)Turf Newspapers Ltd,, "Addendum to Register of Thoroughbred Stallions, Vol. XXV, 1963", London (1958-1965) was a French Thoroughbred racehorse who won major races in England, France and the United States and who was voted Horse of the Year in England. ...
  12. Match! is a weekly British football magazine aimed at the teenage and pre-teenage market. First published in 1979, the magazine has a circulation of 72,861 as of December 2009. ...
  13. Sporting event such as a boxing meet, a baseball game, or a cricket match; Someone with a measure of an attribute equaling or exceeding the object of comparison; A marriage; Suitability; Equivalence; a state of correspondence; A pair of items or entities with mutually suitable characteristics; ...
  14. (Matched) A forward purchase is matched when it has been offset by a forward sale for the same amount on a maturity date (or vice versa). ...
  15. (Matched) An indicator (Yes) displayed in the Portal to advise users the CBSA has received a declaration from the importer for the goods that have been reported and the CBSA is awaiting arrival of the shipment at the First Canadian Port of Arrival.
  16. (Matched) Furniture trading terminology for similar items assembled into a nearly matching set.
  17. (Matched) The purchase leg of a deal will be matched when the corresponding sales leg is reported to the computer, if these are equal in every respect, and vice versa. A matched deal is a confirmed deal.
  18. (matched) As in a matched set of clubs. Clubs designed and made in a graded, numbered series and with consistent specifications and swing-weights.
  19. (matched) embossing or engraving   -   An embossing or engraving nip where the surfaces of the two rollers are perfectly matched, so that wherever the surface of one roller is raised by some distance, the corresponding surface on the other roller is recessed by the same distance. ...
  20. Students are “matched” when they are admitted to a QuestBridge partner college through the College Match process and receive a full scholarship with no parental contribution and no loans. Students are matched with the college highest on their ranking list that would like to admit them. ...
  21. (Matches (Book Titles)) Fire Me Up!: Matt Chez ^t
  22. (Matches) In a judo match, you compete against another individual in your weight class. A standard match is four minutes and is regulated by three referees (one head referee and two assistants).
  23. (Matches) The number of securities that match your search criteria when you look up a symbol.
  24. (Matching) Hanging strips of wallcovering so that the design will be in the correct relation to the preceding strips. The types of match are random, straight and drop.
  25. (Matching) the activity of comparing purchase orders, receipts and invoices to ensure compliance.