Third-person singular simple present indicative form of matter.(verb)
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Use "matters" in a sentence
"Well, in the event of a victory in May 2012, the winner commits himself or herself today to proposing that today's loser become his or her Prime Minister, first collaborator, electoral lieutenant -- the name matters little, all that counts is the gesture that would jam the machine of discord."
"However, the incident shows the degree to which a name matters to people who will see and perhaps buy the piece."
"But, to be honest, the label matters less than the fact that I'm who I am."