[ verb ree-mach, ree-mach; noun ree-mach ]
/ verb riˈmætʃ, ˈriˌmætʃ; noun ˈriˌmætʃ /

verb (used with object)

to match again; duplicate: an attempt to rematch a shade of green paint.
to schedule a second match for or between: to rematch the winners in each soccer league.


a second match between teams, challengers, etc.; return match.


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Origin of rematch

First recorded in 1855–60; re- + match2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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noun (ˈriːˌmætʃ)

sport a second or return match between contestants

verb (riːˈmætʃ)

(tr) to match (two contestants) again
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