a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
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"
a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect
the score needed to win a 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"
be equal or harmonize; "The two pieces match"
make correspond or harmonize; "Match my sweater"
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"
set into opposition or rivalry; "let them match their best athletes against ours"; "pit a