match (someone or something) with (someone or something else)

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match (someone or something) with (someone or something else)

1. To match two people or two things together to face off in a challenge or competition. For the first round of the tournament, they matched Karen with the three-time state champion. For this comparison review, we've matched the new Samsung Galaxy S20 with the iPhone X5.
2. To compare someone or something to someone or something else to see if the two correspond correctly. They'll match your name with the guest list to see if you're allowed inside the party. Go down to the warehouse and match what's on the inventory list with what you find down there.
See also: match, something

match with

v.
1. To be the same as, comparable with, or in agreement with something: The results of our study matched with the previous results perfectly.
2. To compare something with something else to see whether their parts correspond: Match your scorecard with mine to see whether there is any disagreement.
3. To set someone or something in competition with someone or something else: I don't know why they matched us with a team that is so much stronger than we are; we'll only lose.
See also: match
References in classic literature ?
He sat down again, got out his cigarette-case, and stretched himself flat on his stomach, screening the matches with the skirt of his coat.
He competed in the IC Title Match at WrestleMania 31, and he won tag team matches with The Shield at the two previous WrestleManias.
The Ratio-Match method obtains the maximum number of matches with the best recall rate but the worst matching precision.
Azaan and Majid also won four matches with Huzaifa secured victories in two matches.
crude anti-Americanism by Mexican fans in soccer matches with the U.S.