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puygo [puy.gu.] : match (n.) [posporo]; fire (v.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: fuego: fire ]

Derivatives of puygo

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"
n. (event)1. firethe event of something burning (often destructive).; "they lost everything in the fire"
~ happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrentan event that happens.
~ backfirea fire that is set intentionally in order to slow an approaching forest fire or grassfire by clearing a burned area in its path.
~ balefire, bonfirea large outdoor fire that is lighted as a signal or in celebration.
~ brush firean uncontrolled fire that consumes brush and shrubs and bushes.
~ campfirea small outdoor fire for warmth or cooking (as at a camp).
~ conflagration, infernoa very intense and uncontrolled fire.
~ forest firean uncontrolled fire in a wooded area.
~ grassfire, prairie firean uncontrolled fire in a grassy area.
~ smolder, smouldera fire that burns with thick smoke but no flame.; "the smoulder suddenly became a blaze"
~ smudgea smoky fire to drive away insects.
n. (act)2. fire, firingthe act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy.; "hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes"; "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire"
~ attack, onrush, onset, onslaught(military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons).; "the attack began at dawn"
~ antiaircraft firefiring at enemy aircraft.
~ barrage fire, shelling, barrage, bombardment, batterythe heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target.; "they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops"; "the shelling went on for hours without pausing"
~ broadsidethe simultaneous firing of all the armament on one side of a warship.
~ fusillade, volley, burst, salvorapid simultaneous discharge of firearms.; "our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise"
~ call firefire delivered on a specific target in response to a request from the supported unit.
~ covering fire, coverfire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations.; "artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal"
~ concentrated fire, massed firefire from two or more weapons directed at a single target or area (as fire by batteries of two or more warships).
~ counterfirefire intended to neutralize or destroy enemy weapons.
~ counterpreparation fireintensive prearranged fire delivered when the immanence of enemy attack is discovered.
~ crossfirefire from two or more points so that the lines of fire cross.
~ destruction firefire delivered for the sole purpose of destroying material objects.
~ direct firefire delivered on a target that is visible to the person aiming it.
~ distributed firefire dispersed so as to engage effectively an area target.
~ friendly fire, fratricidefire that injures or kills an ally.
~ hostile firefire that injures or kills an enemy.
~ grazing firefire approximately parallel to the ground; the center of the cone of fire does rise above 1 meter from the ground.
~ harassing firefire designed to disturb the rest of enemy troops and to curtail movement and to lower enemy morale.
~ indirect firefire delivered on a target that is not itself used as the point of aim for the weapons.
~ interdiction firefire directed to an area to prevent the enemy from using that area.
~ neutralization firefire that is delivered in order to render the target ineffective or unusable.
~ observed firefire for which the point of impact (the burst) can be seen by an observer; fire can be adjusted on the basis of the observations.
~ preparation firefire delivered on a target in preparation for an assault.
~ radar firegunfire aimed a target that is being tracked by radar.
~ registration firefire delivered to obtain accurate data for subsequent effective engagement of targets.
~ scheduled fireprearranged fire delivered at a predetermined time.
~ searching firefire distributed in depth by successive changes in the elevation of the gun.
~ supporting firefire delivered by supporting units to protect or assist a unit in combat.
~ suppressive firefire on or about a weapon system to degrade its performance below what is needed to fulfill its mission objectives.
~ unobserved firefire for which the point of impact (the bursts) cannot be observed.
~ artillery fire, cannon firefire delivered by artillery.
n. (process)3. fire, flame, flamingthe process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke.; "fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries"
~ blaze, blazinga strong flame that burns brightly.; "the blaze spread rapidly"
~ combustion, burninga process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light.
~ flarea sudden burst of flame.
~ ignitionthe process of initiating combustion or catching fire.
n. (artifact)4. firea fireplace in which a relatively small fire is burning.; "they sat by the fire and talked"
~ cookfirea fire for cooking.
~ fireplace, hearth, open fireplacean open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built.; "the fireplace was so large you could walk inside it"; "he laid a fire in the hearth and lit it"; "the hearth was black with the charcoal of many fires"
n. (substance)5. fireonce thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles).
~ archaicism, archaismthe use of an archaic expression.
~ elementone of four substances thought in ancient and medieval cosmology to constitute the physical universe.; "the alchemists believed that there were four elements"
n. (feeling)6. ardor, ardour, fervency, fervidness, fervor, fervour, firefeelings of great warmth and intensity.; "he spoke with great ardor"
~ passion, passionatenessa strong feeling or emotion.
~ zealexcessive fervor to do something or accomplish some end.; "he had an absolute zeal for litigation"
n. (substance)7. firefuel that is burning and is used as a means for cooking.; "put the kettle on the fire"; "barbecue over an open fire"
~ fuela substance that can be consumed to produce energy.; "more fuel is needed during the winter months"; "they developed alternative fuels for aircraft"
n. (event)8. firea severe trial.; "he went through fire and damnation"
~ tribulation, visitation, trialan annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event.; "his mother-in-law's visits were a great trial for him"; "life is full of tribulations"; "a visitation of the plague"
n. (communication)9. attack, blast, fire, flack, flakintense adverse criticism.; "Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party"; "the government has come under attack"; "don't give me any flak"
~ criticism, unfavorable judgmentdisapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings.; "the senator received severe criticism from his opponent"
v. (competition)10. fire, open firestart firing a weapon.
~ shoot, blastfire a shot.; "the gunman blasted away"
v. (competition)11. discharge, firecause to go off.; "fire a gun"; "fire a bullet"
~ popfire a weapon with a loud explosive noise.; "The soldiers were popping"
~ go off, discharge, firego off or discharge.; "The gun fired"
~ let drive, let fly, loose offfire as from a gun.; "The soldiers let drive their bullets"
~ shoot, blastfire a shot.; "the gunman blasted away"
~ fusilladeattack with fusillade.
v. (change)12. firebake in a kiln so as to harden.; "fire pottery"
~ cookery, cooking, preparationthe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat.; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
~ bakecook and make edible by putting in a hot oven.; "bake the potatoes"
v. (social)13. can, dismiss, displace, fire, force out, give notice, give the axe, give the sack, sack, send away, terminateterminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position.; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
~ retiremake (someone) retire.; "The director was retired after the scandal"
~ pension offlet go from employment with an attractive pension.; "The director was pensioned off when he got senile"
~ clean outforce out.; "The new boss cleaned out the lazy workers"
~ furlough, lay offdismiss, usually for economic reasons.; "She was laid off together with hundreds of other workers when the company downsized"
~ squeeze outforce out.; "Some employees were squeezed out by the recent budget cuts"
~ removeremove from a position or an office.
~ send away, send packing, dismiss, dropstop associating with.; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"
v. (competition)14. discharge, fire, go offgo off or discharge.; "The gun fired"
v. (motion)15. firedrive out or away by or as if by fire.; "The soldiers were fired"; "Surrender fires the cold skepticism"
~ chase away, dispel, drive away, drive off, drive out, run off, turn backforce to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings.; "Drive away potential burglars"; "drive away bad thoughts"; "dispel doubts"; "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"
v. (emotion)16. arouse, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, kindle, provoke, raisecall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses).; "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
~ create, makemake or cause to be or to become.; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
~ touch a chord, strike a chordevoke a reaction, response, or emotion.; "this writer strikes a chord with young women"; "The storyteller touched a chord"
~ ask for, inviteincrease the likelihood of.; "ask for trouble"; "invite criticism"
~ drawelicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc..; "The President's comments drew sharp criticism from the Republicans"; "The comedian drew a lot of laughter"
~ rekindlearouse again.; "rekindle hopes"; "rekindle her love"
~ infatuatearouse unreasoning love or passion in and cause to behave in an irrational way.; "His new car has infatuated him"; "love has infatuated her"
~ prickto cause a sharp emotional pain.; "The thought of her unhappiness pricked his conscience"
~ fire up, stir up, heat, ignite, wake, inflamearouse or excite feelings and passions.; "The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor"; "The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world"; "Wake old feelings of hatred"
~ stimulate, shake up, stir, excite, shakestir the feelings, emotions, or peace of.; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"
~ excitearouse or elicit a feeling.
~ angermake angry.; "The news angered him"
~ discomfit, discompose, untune, disconcert, upsetcause to lose one's composure.
~ shamecause to be ashamed.
~ spite, bruise, injure, wound, offend, hurthurt the feelings of.; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego"
~ overwhelm, sweep over, whelm, overpower, overcome, overtakeovercome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli.
~ interestexcite the curiosity of; engage the interest of.
v. (change)17. burn, burn down, firedestroy by fire.; "They burned the house and his diaries"
~ burn, combustundergo combustion.; "Maple wood burns well"
~ incinerate, burncause to undergo combustion.; "burn garbage"; "The car burns only Diesel oil"
~ backfireset a controlled fire to halt an advancing forest to prairie fire.
~ crematereduce to ashes.; "Cremate a corpse"
~ torchburn maliciously, as by arson.; "The madman torched the barns"
~ scorchdestroy completely by or as if by fire.; "The wildfire scorched the forest and several homes"; "the invaders scorched the land"
~ ruin, destroydestroy completely; damage irreparably.; "You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!"; "The tears ruined her make-up"
v. (possession)18. fire, fuelprovide with fuel.; "Oil fires the furnace"
~ furnish, provide, supply, rendergive something useful or necessary to.; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"