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General dictionaries General (10 matching dictionaries)
  1. matches: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  2. matches: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  3. Matches, matches: Wordnik [home, info]
  4. matches: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  5. Matches: Wiktionary [home, info]
  6. matches: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  7. matches: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  8. Matches (song), Matches, The Matches: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  9. matches: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  10. matches: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Matches: Glossary of Stamp Collecting Terms [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. matches: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. matches: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. matches: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Matches: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]
  2. matches: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (match)

noun:  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")
noun:  an exact duplicate ("When a match is found an entry is made in the notebook")
noun:  a burning piece of wood or cardboard ("If you drop a match in there the whole place will explode")
noun:  something that resembles or harmonizes with ("That tie makes a good match with your jacket")
noun:  a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete
noun:  the score needed to win a match
noun:  a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect
noun:  a pair of people who live together
noun:  a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
verb:  provide funds complementary to ("The company matched the employees' contributions")
verb:  be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics ("The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun")
verb:  be equal or harmonize ("The two pieces match")
verb:  make correspond or harmonize ("Match my sweater")
verb:  bring two objects, ideas, or people together ("Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?")
verb:  give or join in marriage
verb:  satisfy or fulfill ("This job doesn't match my dreams")
verb:  make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching ("The company matched the discount policy of its competitors")
verb:  set into opposition or rivalry ("Let them match their best athletes against ours")
verb:  be equal to in quality or ability ("Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents")

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Phrases that include matches:   sparring matches, carpet matches the drapes, cross matches, list of celebrity boxing matches, list of community shield matches, more...

Words similar to matches:   match, pairs, parallels, sees, more...

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