1. mate, twin, double, look-alike, counterpart, one of a pair, bird of a feather, Astron. comes; duplicate, copy, facsimile, replica, replication, reproduction, same thing, Inf. spit and image, Inf. spitting image, Sl. ringer.
2. parallel, pendant, correspondence, reciprocal, equivalent; equal, peer, compeer, colleague, fellow; confrere, brother, sister, kin, congener.
3. competition, competitor, rival, vier, challenger.
4. contest, game, competition, meet, bout, tournament, tourney, trial, duel, spar, race, Curling. bon-spiel, Scot. spiel, Football. scrimmage, Sports. event; contention, rivalry, Obs. emulation.
5. prospect, candidate, potential partner, Inf.Mr. Right; spouse, consort, helpmate, helpmeet, husband, wife; betrothed, fiance1, fiance'e.
6. engagement, betrothal, betrothment, compact, contract, promise; marriage, union, alliance, association, affiliation.
7. equal, measure up to, tie, keep pace with, keep up with; duplicate, reproduce, copy; parallel, compare to or with, analogize, be in the same category; resemble, look like, take after, Inf. favor.
8. adapt, accommodate, adjust, suit; fit, proportion, shape or mold; correspond, tally, accord, agree, go together; complement, harmonize, blend, coordinate.
9. rival, vie, compete, emulate; contend, meet, challenge, oppose, go up against.
10. marry, give away, hook up, join in holy wedlock or matrimony, Sl. hitch; mate, couple, partner, pair off or up; unite, join, conjoin, bond, link, put together; ally, associate, affiliate, play matchmaker, find a husband or wife for.
1. light, lighter, igniter, Fr. allumette; fusee, vesuvian, vesta, Congreve; friction match, lucifer, locofoco, safety match.
2. wick, taper, cord; fuse, squib.

A Note on the Style of the synonym finder. 2014.


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