Definition of "Match" :
noun: lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction
"He always carries matches to light his pipe."
noun: an exact duplicate
"When a match is found an entry is made in the notebook."
noun: a burning piece of wood or cardboard
"If you drop a match in there the whole place will explode."
noun: something that resembles or harmonizes with
"That tie makes a good match with your jacket."
noun: a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete
noun: a pair of people who live together
noun: a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
noun: a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect
noun: the score needed to win a match
verb: make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
"The company matched the discount policy of its competitors."
verb: be equal or harmonize
"The two pieces match."
verb: make correspond or harmonize
"Match my sweater."
verb: set into opposition or rivalry
"Let them match their best athletes against ours."
verb: bring two objects, ideas, or people together
"Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?."
verb: give or join in marriage
verb: provide funds complementary to
"The company matched the employees' contributions."
verb: be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
"The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun."
verb: be equal to in quality or ability
"Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents."