Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
) Anything used for catching and retaining or communicating fire, made of some substance which takes fire readily, or remains burning some time; esp., a small strip or splint of wood dipped at one end in a substance which can be easily ignited by friction, as a preparation of phosphorus or chlorate of potassium.
2. (n.) A person or thing equal or similar to another; one able to mate or cope with another; an equal; a mate.
3. (n.) A bringing together of two parties suited to one another, as for a union, a trial of skill or force, a contest, or the like
4. (n.) A contest to try strength or skill, or to determine superiority; an emulous struggle.
5. (n.) A matrimonial union; a marriage.
6. (n.) An agreement, compact, etc.
7. (n.) A candidate for matrimony; one to be gained in marriage.
8. (v.) Equality of conditions in contest or competition.
9. (v.) Suitable combination or bringing together; that which corresponds or harmonizes with something else; as, the carpet and curtains are a match.
10. (n.) A perforated board, block of plaster, hardened sand, etc., in which a pattern is partly imbedded when a mold is made, for giving shape to the surfaces of separation between the parts of the mold.
11. (v. t.) To be a mate or match for; to be able to complete with; to rival successfully; to equal.
12. (v. t.) To furnish with its match; to bring a match, or equal, against; to show an equal competitor to; to set something in competition with, or in opposition to, as equal.
13. (v. t.) To oppose as equal; to contend successfully against.
14. (v. t.) To make or procure the equal of, or that which is exactly similar to, or corresponds with; as, to match a vase or a horse; to match cloth.
15. (v. t.) To make equal, proportionate, or suitable; to adapt, fit, or suit (one thing to another).
16. (v. t.) To marry; to give in marriage.
17. (v. t.) To fit together, or make suitable for fitting together; specifically, to furnish with a tongue and a groove, at the edges; as, to match boards.
18. (v. i.) To be united in marriage; to mate.
19. (v. i.) To be of equal, or similar, size, figure, color, or quality; to tally; to suit; to correspond; as, these vases match.
Strong's Hebrew6004. amam -- to darken, dim...
<< 6003, 6004. amam. 6005 >>. to darken, dim. Transliteration: amam Phonetic Spelling:
(aw-mam') Short Definition: match
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