Synonyms of matching


1. match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree, equal, be

usage: 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"

2. match, supply, provide, render, furnish

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

3. match, mate, couple, pair, twin, join, bring together

usage: 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, compete, vie, contend

usage: 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, adjust, set, correct

usage: make correspond or harmonize; "Match my sweater"

6. meet, match, cope with, cope, get by, make out, make do, contend, grapple, deal, manage

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

7. match, join, bring together

usage: give or join in marriage

8. pit, oppose, match, play off, confront, face

usage: 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"

9. match, adjust, conform, adapt

usage: be equal or harmonize; "The two pieces match"

10. equal, match, equalize, equalise, equate, change, alter, modify

usage: 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"


1. duplicate, matching, twin(prenominal), twinned, matched (vs. mismatched)

usage: being two identical

2. coordinated, co-ordinated, matching, matched (vs. mismatched)

usage: intentionally matched; "curtains and walls were color coordinated"

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