The word "match" can be used when things go well together. Two or more things or people are combined in a manner that is correct, logical, or complimentary.
When things are matched, they are put together in such a way that they look, sound, feel, or taste good together:
This word is often used in business when talking about amounts of money:
Another way to use the word "match" is when describing a competition:
Matches are also something that you use to start a fire.
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This page was first published on October 16, 2012. It was updated on October 25, 2015.