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match

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[ mach ]
/ mætʃ /
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noun

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

RELATED WORDS

unequaled, unparalleled, unrivaled, incomparable, matchless, nonpareil, odd, peerless, supreme

Nearby words

matapan, matapan, cape, mataró, matas operation, matata, match, match plate, match play, match point, match-fit, match-funding

Origin of match

2
before 900; Middle English macche, Old English gemæcca mate, fellow
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British Dictionary definitions for unmatched (1 of 3)

unmatched

/ (ʌnˈmætʃt) /

adjective

not equalleda landscape of unmatched beauty
(of socks, clothes, etc) not matchingunmatched dresses and stockings

British Dictionary definitions for unmatched (2 of 3)

match

1
/ (mætʃ) /

noun

verb (mainly tr)

Derived Formsmatchable, adjectivematcher, nounmatching, adjective

Word Origin for match

Old English gemæcca spouse; related to Old High German gimmaha wife, Old Norse maki mate

British Dictionary definitions for unmatched (3 of 3)

match

2
/ (mætʃ) /

noun

a thin strip of wood or cardboard tipped with a chemical that ignites by friction when rubbed on a rough surface or a surface coated with a suitable chemicalSee safety match
a length of cord or wick impregnated with a chemical so that it burns slowly. It is used to fire cannons, explosives, etc

Word Origin for match

C14: from Old French meiche, perhaps from Latin myxa wick, from Greek muxa lamp nozzle
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Idioms and Phrases with unmatched

match


see meet one's match; mix and match; whole ball of wax (shooting match).

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