Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: match

1. match (om genstand) lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe always carries matches to light his pipe.
As long you've a lucifer to light your fag.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)friction match, lucifer


Mindre specifikke termerigniter, ignitor, light, lighter


Mere specifikke termerbook matches, fusee, fuzee, kitchen match, safety match, slow match


Omfatter disse specifikke termermatchstick

2. match (om begivenhed) a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete


Mindre specifikke termercompetition, contest


Mere specifikke termerboxing match, chess match, cockfight, cricket match, diving, diving event, field event, final, match game, matched game, quarterfinal, semi, semifinal, swimming event, tennis match, test match, wrestling match

3. match (om genstand) a burning piece of wood or cardboard


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIf you drop a match in there the whole place will explode.


Mindre specifikke termerigniter, ignitor, light, lighter

4. match (om genstand) an exact duplicate


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhen a match is found an entry is made in the notebook.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)mate


Mindre specifikke termerduplicate, duplication

5. match (om mængde el. mål) the score needed to win a match


Mindre specifikke termerscore

6. match (om person) a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)catch


Mindre specifikke termeradult, grownup

7. match (om person) a person who is of equal standing with another in a group


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)compeer, equal, peer


Mindre specifikke termerindividual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul


Mere specifikke termerassociate, backup, backup man, coeval, contemporary, fill-in, gangsta, relief, reliever, replacement, stand-in, substitute, successor, townsman


Tilhører disse overordnede termerpeer group

8. match (om gruppe) a pair of people who live together


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA married couple from Chicago.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)couple, mates


Mindre specifikke termerfamily, family unit


Mere specifikke termerDINK, power couple

9. match (om erkendelse) something that resembles or harmonizes with


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThat tie makes a good match with your jacket.


Mindre specifikke termercounterpart, opposite number, vis-a-vis


Engelsk udsagnsord: match

1. match (om tilstand) be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)agree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, tally


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Mindre specifikke termerbe, equal


Mere specifikke termeraccord, adhere, agree, align, answer, bear out, befit, beseem, coincide, concord, conform to, consist, consort, correlate, corroborate, duplicate, fit, fit in, harmonise, harmonize, homologize, look, meet, parallel, parallel, pattern, resemble, rhyme, rime, square, suit, support, twin, underpin


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningaccord, agree, check, check out, concord, consort, fit in, harmonise, harmonize


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)disaccord, discord, disagree

2. match (om forhold) provide funds complementary to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe company matched the employees' contributions.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerfurnish, provide, render, supply

3. match (om relation) bring two objects, ideas, or people together


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)couple, mate, pair, twin


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerbring together, join


Mere specifikke termermismatch, mismate


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningmatch

4. match (om tilstand) be equal to in quality or ability


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningNothing can rival cotton for durability.
Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues.
Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)equal, rival, touch


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercompete, contend, vie


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningequal, equalise, equalize, equate, match

5. match (om ændring) make correspond or harmonize


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMatch my sweater.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey match the cape


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fit


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeradjust, correct, set


Mere specifikke termerbalance, equilibrate, equilibrise, equilibrize


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningmatch

6. match (om adfærd) satisfy or fulfill


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMeet a need.
This job doesn't match my dreams.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cope with, meet


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercontend, cope, deal, get by, grapple, make do, make out, manage

7. match (om relation) give or join in marriage


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbring together, join


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcouple, match, mate, pair, twin

8. match (om konkurrence) set into opposition or rivalry


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLet them match their best athletes against ours.
Pit a chess player against the Russian champion.
He plays his two children off against each other.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)oppose, pit, play off


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerconfront, face

9. match (om ændring) be equal or harmonize


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe two pieces match.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s


Mindre specifikke termeradapt, adjust, conform


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningfit, match

10. match (om ændring) make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLet's equalize the duties among all employees in this office.
The company matched the discount policy of its competitors.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)equal, equalise, equalize, equate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeralter, change, modify


Mere specifikke termerdraw, homogenise, homogenize, homologise, homologize, tie


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningequal, match, rival, touch









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