matching

Matching things look exactly alike. A pair of leather boots is matching, and if you and your sister wear matching outfits, they're identical.

One way to use matching is to mean "exactly the same," so if a company donates matching funds to a charity, it gives exactly the same amount as other donors — it matches, or duplicates, the amount. Other matching things simply go together, or are coordinated: "The baby looked so cute in his little snowsuit and matching hat."

Definitions of matching
1

adj being two identical

Synonyms:
duplicate, twin, twinned
matched
going well together; possessing harmonizing qualities

adj intentionally matched

Synonyms:
co-ordinated, coordinated
matched
going well together; possessing harmonizing qualities

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