match (v.) Old form(s): match'd , matcht
join in marriage, make a match
2H6 I.i.129[York to all, of the contract between the King and Queen] our King Henry gives away his own, / To match with her that brings no vantages
3H6 II.ii.152[Edward to Queen, of the King] had he matched according to his state
3H6 III.iii.210[Warwick to Queen, of Edward] matching more for wanton lust than honour
MA II.i.57[Beatrice to Leonato] I hold it a sin to match in my kindred
RJ III.v.179[Capulet to Lady Capulet, of Juliet] my care hath been / To have her matched
TN I.iii.103[Sir Toby to Sir Andrew, of Olivia] she'll not match above her degree
TS IV.iv.32[Pedant as Vincentio to Baptista, of Tranio as Lucentio] I am content ... / To have him matched
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