"matched" in the verb sense
1. match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree
be compatible, similar or consistent coincide in their characteristics
"The 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"
provide funds complementary to
"The company matched the employees' contributions"
3. match, mate, couple, pair, twin
bring two objects, ideas, or people together
"This 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"
4. equal, touch, rival, match
be equal to in quality or ability
"Nothing 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"
5. match, fit
make correspond or harmonize
"Match my sweater"
give or join in marriage
7. pit, oppose, match, play off
set into opposition or rivalry
"let them match their best athletes against ours"
"pit a chess player against the Russian champion"
"He plays his two children off against each other"
be equal or harmonize
"The two pieces match"
9. equal, match, equalize, equalise, equate
make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
"let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office"
"The company matched the discount policy of its competitors"
"matched" in the adjective sense
provided with a worthy adversary or competitor
going well together possessing harmonizing qualities
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