Match verb - Bring two objects, ideas, or people together.
Usage example: Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?
Pair is a synonym for match in couple topic. In some cases you can use "Pair" instead the word "Match" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like action, mate, marriage, group. popular alternative
Pair noun - Two things of the same or similar kind that match or are considered together.
Usage example: the cheerleader and the computer nerd make quite a pair together
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Synonyms for Pair
Match is a synonym for pair in action topic. You can use "Match" instead the word "Pair" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as comparison, group, set, team. popular alternative
How words are described
|good||good match||good pair|
|special||special match||special pair|
|long||long match||long pair|
|better||better match||better pair|
|Other adjectives: normal, perfect, single, actual, big, great, main, decent, final, last, giant.|
Both words in one sentence
- Terminator 2: Judgment Day shows a pair of walls closing together, repeatedly mashing a pair of digits between them to form the match.
Source: Match Sequence
- Subverted in that, when Action Girl Tessa tries to use a Bruce Lee-style jumping kick in a CQC sparring-match, she gets a pair of cracked ribs for her trouble.
Source: Artistic License Martial Arts
- Janine gains a huge pair of Harry Potter specs in the sequel, to match her animated counterpart (and make her a more plausible romantic match for Louis).
Source: Film / Ghostbusters (1984)
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