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Origin of match1
Definition for match (2 of 2)
- a game or contest in which two or more contestants or teams oppose each other: a soccer match.
- a contest consisting of a specific number of sets: a tennis match.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of match2
OTHER WORDS FROM match
Example sentences from the Web for match
I would instead consider adding the broad match to the ad group to test it.Google Ads wants advertisers to give broad match another shot|Ginny Marvin|November 16, 2020|Search Engine Land
In other words, the gene from one species is no match for its counterpart in the other.A key to the mystery of fast-evolving genes was found in ‘junk DNA’|Monique Brouillette|November 16, 2020|Science News
If there’s a hard-to-please security-minded tech head on your list, they may have met their match.
Even now, he said, his father texts similar messages before every match.Gio Reyna is primed for his USMNT debut. And he’s only 17.|Steven Goff|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
In a nutshell, match coverage lets a defense play this if the offense does that after the snap, which you can see an example of here.In effective pass coverage, what you see isn’t always what you get|Richard Johnson|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
A point has now been reached where we can use an escapement matcher to advantage.Watch and Clock Escapements|Anonymous
One matcher hanger is moved by the screw e, the other by e′.
An index at the rear of the machine enables the operator to set the matcher heads to any desired width.
Madame Mathieu was the matcher of precious stones to whom we have before referred.
To make the jewel-matcher bite he has already sold her a diamond worth four hundred francs.
British Dictionary definitions for match (1 of 2)
- a partnership between a man and a woman, as in marriage
- an arrangement for such a partnership
verb (mainly tr)
Derived forms of matchmatchable, adjectivematcher, nounmatching, adjective
Word Origin for match
British Dictionary definitions for match (2 of 2)
Word Origin for match
Idioms and Phrases with match
see meet one's match; mix and match; whole ball of wax (shooting match).