Synonyms for matching

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Her bracelets, matching the neckchain, completed her rich toilet.

It can be done by matching 149 them with club for club, meeting for meeting, speech for speech.

We're dead on his tail, five hundred miles back, and matching velocity.

Your surgeon will have no difficulty in matching the hands to the men.

Here for the first time there is a matching of fighting forces.

He welcomed the opportunity of matching them once more against the world.

Mrs Howell might envy me, if she still ‘cannot sleep for matching of worsteds.’

It was just as good as matching nickels and involved less exertion.

I am matching your ties and socks for your bottle-green suit, sir.

Matching and imitation of hues (using stuffs, crayons, and paints).

WORD ORIGIN

"to join one to another" (originally especially in marriage), late 14c., from match (n.2). Meaning "to place (one) in conflict with (another)" is from c.1400. That of "to pair with a view to fitness" is from 1520s; that of "to be equal to" is from 1590s. Related: Matched; matching.

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