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posporo [pus.pu.ru.] : match (n.); safety match (n.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: fsforo: phosphor ]
Synonyms: palito

Derivatives of posporo


Glosses:
match
n. (artifact)1. friction match, lucifer, matchlighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction.; "he always carries matches to light his pipe"; "as long you've a lucifer to light your fag"
~ fuzee, fuseea friction match with a large head that will stay alight in the wind.
~ kitchen matcha wooden friction match that will light on any granular surface; useful to light wood or gas stoves.
~ igniter, ignitor, lighter, lighta device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires.; "do you have a light?"
~ matchsticka short thin stick of wood used in making matches.
~ book matches, safety matcha paper match that strikes only on a specially prepared surface.
~ slow matchmatch or fuse made to burn slowly and evenly.
n. (event)2. matcha formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete.
~ contest, competitionan occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants.
~ boxing matcha match between boxers; usually held in a boxing ring.
~ chess matcha match between chess players.
~ cockfighta match in a cockpit between two fighting cocks heeled with metal gaffs.
~ cricket matcha match between two cricket teams.
~ diving, diving eventan athletic competition that involves diving into water.
~ field eventa competition that takes place on a field rather than on a running track.
~ finalthe final match between the winners of all previous matches in an elimination tournament.
~ quarterfinalone of the four competitions in an elimination tournament whose winners go on to play in the semifinals.
~ semi, semifinalone of the two competitions in the next to the last round of an elimination tournament.
~ swimming eventan athletic competition that involves swimming.
~ tennis matcha match between tennis players.
~ match game, matched game, test matchan international championship match.
~ wrestling matcha match between wrestlers.
n. (artifact)3. matcha burning piece of wood or cardboard.; "if you drop a match in there the whole place will explode"
~ igniter, ignitor, lighter, lighta device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires.; "do you have a light?"
n. (artifact)4. match, matean exact duplicate.; "when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook"
~ duplication, duplicatea copy that corresponds to an original exactly.; "he made a duplicate for the files"
n. (quantity)5. matchthe score needed to win a match.
~ scorea number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest.; "the score was 7 to 0"
n. (person)6. catch, matcha person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect.
~ adult, grownupa fully developed person from maturity onward.
n. (person)7. compeer, equal, match, peera person who is of equal standing with another in a group.
~ individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soula human being.; "there was too much for one person to do"
~ peer groupcontemporaries of the same status.
~ associatea person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor.; "he had to consult his associate before continuing"
~ coeval, contemporarya person of nearly the same age as another.
~ gangsta(Black English) a member of a youth gang.
~ backup man, fill-in, reliever, stand-in, backup, substitute, reliefsomeone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult).; "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins"
~ successor, replacementa person who follows next in order.; "he was President Lincoln's successor"
~ townsmana person from the same town as yourself.; "a fellow townsman"
n. (group)8. couple, match, matesa pair of people who live together.; "a married couple from Chicago"
~ family unit, familyprimary social group; parents and children.; "he wanted to have a good job before starting a family"
~ power couplea couple both of whom have high-powered careers or are politically influential.
~ dinka couple who both have careers and no children (an acronym for dual income no kids).
n. (cognition)9. matchsomething that resembles or harmonizes with.; "that tie makes a good match with your jacket"
~ counterpart, opposite number, vis-a-visa person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another.
v. (stative)10. agree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, match, tallybe compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics.; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
~ consistbe consistent in form, tenor, or character; be congruous.; "Desires are to be satisfied only so far as consists with an approved end"
~ check out, checkbe verified or confirmed; pass inspection.; "These stories don't check!"
~ lookaccord in appearance with.; "You don't look your age!"
~ answermatch or correspond.; "The drawing of the suspect answers to the description the victim gave"
~ coincidebe the same.; "our views on this matter coincided"
~ alignbe or come into adjustment with.
~ correlateto bear a reciprocal or mutual relation.; "Do these facts correlate?"
~ parallelbe parallel to.; "Their roles are paralleled by ours"
~ twin, duplicate, parallelduplicate or match.; "The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"
~ squarebe compatible with.; "one idea squares with another"
~ bear out, underpin, corroborate, supportsupport with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm.; "The stories and claims were born out by the evidence"
~ equal, bebe identical or equivalent to.; "One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!"
~ resembleappear like; be similar or bear a likeness to.; "She resembles her mother very much"; "This paper resembles my own work"
~ conform to, fit, meetsatisfy a condition or restriction.; "Does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?"
~ homologizebe homologous.; "A person's arms homologize with a quadruped's forelimbs"
~ befit, beseem, suitaccord or comport with.; "This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!"
~ accord, concord, fit in, harmonise, harmonize, consort, agreego together.; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded"
~ accord, concord, fit in, harmonise, harmonize, consort, agreego together.; "The colors don't harmonize"; "Their ideas concorded"
~ patternform a pattern.; "These sentences pattern like the ones we studied before"
~ adherebe compatible or in accordance with.; "You must adhere to the rules"
~ rime, rhymebe similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable.; "hat and cat rhyme"
v. (possession)11. matchprovide funds complementary to.; "The company matched the employees' contributions"
~ furnish, provide, supply, rendergive something useful or necessary to.; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
v. (contact)12. couple, match, mate, pair, twinbring two objects, ideas, or people together.; "This fact is coupled to the other one"; "Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?"; "The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project"
~ matchgive or join in marriage.
~ mismateprovide with an unsuitable mate.
~ mismatchmatch badly; match two objects or people that do not go together.
~ bring together, joincause to become joined or linked.; "join these two parts so that they fit together"
v. (stative)13. equal, match, rival, touchbe equal to in quality or ability.; "Nothing can rival cotton for durability"; "Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues"; "Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents"
~ equalise, equalize, equal, equate, matchmake equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching.; "let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office"; "The company matched the discount policy of its competitors"
~ compete, vie, contendcompete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others.
v. (change)14. fit, matchmake correspond or harmonize.; "Match my sweater"
~ adjust, correct, setalter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard.; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"
~ matchbe equal or harmonize.; "The two pieces match"
~ balance, equilibrise, equilibrize, equilibratebring into balance or equilibrium.; "She has to balance work and her domestic duties"; "balance the two weights"
v. (social)15. cope with, match, meetsatisfy or fulfill.; "meet a need"; "this job doesn't match my dreams"
~ cope, get by, grapple, make do, manage, contend, deal, make outcome to terms with.; "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"
v. (contact)16. matchgive or join in marriage.
~ couple, mate, pair, twin, matchbring two objects, ideas, or people together.; "This fact is coupled to the other one"; "Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?"; "The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project"
~ bring together, joincause to become joined or linked.; "join these two parts so that they fit together"
v. (competition)17. match, oppose, pit, play offset into opposition or rivalry.; "let them match their best athletes against ours"; "pit a chess player against the Russian champion"; "He plays his two children off against each other"
~ confront, faceoppose, as in hostility or a competition.; "You must confront your opponent"; "Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring"; "The two enemies finally confronted each other"
v. (change)18. matchbe equal or harmonize.; "The two pieces match"
~ adapt, conform, adjustadapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions.; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"
~ match, fitmake correspond or harmonize.; "Match my sweater"
v. (change)19. equal, equalise, equalize, equate, matchmake equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching.; "let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office"; "The company matched the discount policy of its competitors"
~ alter, change, modifycause to change; make different; cause a transformation.; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
~ homologise, homologizemake homologous.
~ homogenize, homogenisecause to become equal or homogeneous as by mixing.; "homogenize the main ingredients"
~ tie, drawfinish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc..; "The teams drew a tie"
~ rival, equal, match, touchbe equal to in quality or ability.; "Nothing can rival cotton for durability"; "Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues"; "Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents"
safety match
n. (artifact)1. book matches, safety matcha paper match that strikes only on a specially prepared surface.
~ friction match, match, luciferlighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction.; "he always carries matches to light his pipe"; "as long you've a lucifer to light your fag"