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Definition of match up phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

match up

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

match up

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match up to somebody

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match up to something

 
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(usually used in negative sentences) to be as good, interesting, successful as somebody/something synonym measure up The trip failed to match up to her expectations. Anyone who doesn’t match up (= who is not as good as expected) is soon fired.

match up (with something)

 
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 to be the same or similar synonym tally, agree The suspects' stories just don't match up.

match somethingup (with something)

 
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 to find things that belong together or that look attractive together She spent the morning matching up orders with invoices.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: match up