Match in a sentence as a noun

He comes to his boss to say "I like it here, can you match it?

But they don't have any of our perks or extras -- they just try to match the offer-letter numbers, and that's the end of it.

" You literally would have to substring match on user agent.- Okay, let's just substring match on the word "bot.

He lost the match, but got rights to the phrase anyways, and both companies got a lot of good publicity out of the match.

Andreessen Horowitz will match your $50 with another $50.

So now every single request to your site has to do a substring match against every single term in this list.

Match in a sentence as a verb

Words don't match one-to-one between languages, not even between closely cognate languages.

Many will disagree, but I believe that in the long term society will evolve to match this more egalitarian structure.

The Docs team knows they'll never be competitive with Office until they can match its scripting facilities, but they're not getting any resource love.

Not only the numbers, but the trends would totally not match up with our own internal Google Analytics, and even the data such as top referrers etc. were way off.

As someone who makes much of his living rehabilitating old perl scripts, please, if you must use such things, use them like this:[ -~] #match only printable charactersIt takes 5 seconds longer and with regexes, just knowing what the damn thing is trying to do is half the battle.

To the naysayers in this thread: You have several options here other than just saying 'oohhh, this is mean and nasty'.- match the offer with a better one, so all those that would take up the OP would flock to you instead- build your MVP, keep 100% and then do your own marketing.

Match definitions


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"; "as long you've a lucifer to light your fag"

See also: lucifer


a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete


a burning piece of wood or cardboard; "if you drop a match in there the whole place will explode"


an exact duplicate; "when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook"

See also: mate


the score needed to win a match


a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect

See also: catch


a person who is of equal standing with another in a group

See also: peer equal compeer


a pair of people who live together; "a married couple from Chicago"

See also: couple mates


something that resembles or harmonizes with; "that tie makes a good match with your jacket"


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"

See also: correspond check jibe gibe tally agree


provide funds complementary to; "The company matched the employees' contributions"


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"

See also: mate couple pair twin


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"

See also: equal touch rival


make correspond or harmonize; "Match my sweater"


satisfy or fulfill; "meet a need"; "this job doesn't match my dreams"

See also: meet


give or join in marriage


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"

See also: oppose


be equal or harmonize; "The two pieces match"


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"

See also: equal equalize equalise equate