Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: match
Function: noun
Text: 1 a competitive encounter between individuals or groups carried on for amusement, exercise, or in pursuit of a prize <a chess match> -- see GAME 1
2 a union representing a special kind of social and legal partnership between two people <from all appearances the young couple have got a good match there> -- see MARRIAGE 1
3 either of a pair matched in one or more qualities <I can't find the match to this sock> -- see MATE 1
4 one that is equal to another in status, achievement, or value <for a wife he wants a woman who will be his match in every aspect of their lives> -- see EQUAL
5 something or someone that strongly resembles another <Erin is so nearly my exact match you'd think she must be my twin and not just my cousin> -- see IMAGE 1