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Definition of "matching" []

  • 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)
  • The same as another; sharing the same design. (adjective)

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  • Present participle of match. (verb)
  • A set of independent edges in a given graph, i.e. a set of edges which do not intersect: so-called because pairs of vertices are "matched" to each other one-to-one. (noun)

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Use "matching" in a sentence
  • "- You must know how to use WordPress to blog, and enter all correct tags, with the title matching the URL."
  • "According to this way of thinking, which we call the matching-content doctrine, the first task of the neuroscience of consciousness is to uncover the neural representational systems whose contents systematically match the contents of consciousness."
  • ""Nothing else with a label matching this, either.""