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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [mach]
    • /mætʃ/
    • /wel mætʃt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [mach]
    • /mætʃ/

Definitions of well-matched word

  • noun well-matched a person or thing that equals or resembles another in some respect. 1
  • noun well-matched a person or thing able to cope with another as an equal: to meet one's match. 1
  • noun well-matched a person or thing that is an exact counterpart of another. 1
  • noun well-matched a corresponding, suitably associated, or harmonious pair: The blue hat and green scarf were not a good match. 1
  • noun well-matched Sports. a game or contest in which two or more contestants or teams oppose each other: a soccer match. a contest consisting of a specific number of sets: a tennis match. 1
  • noun well-matched any contest or competition that resembles a sports match: a shouting match. 1

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Origin of well-matched

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; Middle English macche, Old English gemæcca mate, fellow

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Well-matched


well-matched popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 99% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

Synonyms for well-matched

adjective well-matched

  • compatible — If things, for example systems, ideas, and beliefs, are compatible, they work well together or can exist together successfully.

Antonyms for well-matched

adj well-matched

  • anti-thetical — of the nature of or involving antithesis.
  • incompatible — not compatible; unable to exist together in harmony: She asked for a divorce because they were utterly incompatible.
  • inconsonant — not consonant or in accord.

adjective well-matched

  • inconformable — Obsolete form of unconformable.
  • mismatched — Simple past tense and past participle of mismatch.

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Matching words

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