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Definition of "matches" []

  • A formal game or sports event in which people, teams, etc, compete to win (noun)
  • A person or thing able to provide competition for another (noun)
  • A person or thing that resembles, harmonizes with, or is equivalent to another in a specified respect (noun)
  • A person or thing that is an exact copy or equal of another (noun)
  • A partnership between a man and a woman, as in marriage (noun)
  • An arrangement for such a partnership (noun)
  • A person regarded as a possible partner, as in marriage (noun)
  • To fit (parts) together (verb)
  • To resemble, harmonize with, correspond to, or equal (one another or something else) (verb)
  • To compare in order to determine which is the superior (verb)
  • To adapt so as to correspond with (verb)
  • To arrange a competition between (verb)
  • To find a match for (verb)
  • To connect (two circuits) so that their impedances are equal or are equalized by a coupling device, to produce a maximum transfer of energy (verb)
  • Plural form of match. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of match. (verb)

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Use "matches" in a sentence
  • "Each Round is best of three matches; Grand/Losers/Winners Finals are best of five matches*"
  • "You shouldn't use print_r on it, instead you should extract the matches you're looking for and index into it appropriately. print $matches [1] [0];."
  • "PREG_PATTERN_ORDER: Orders results so that $matches [0] is an array of full pattern matches, $matches [1] is an array of strings matched by the first parenthesized subpattern, and so on."