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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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