A contest in which people or teams compete against each other in a particular sport. A person or thing able to contend with another as an equal in quality or strength. A person or thing that resembles or corresponds to another. A person viewed in regard to their eligibility for marriage, especially as regards class or wealth. A short, thin piece of wood or cardboard used to light a fire, being tipped with a composition that ignites when rubbed against a rough surface. Correspond or cause to correspond in some essential respect; make or be harmonious. Be equal to (something) in quality or strength. Place (a person or group) in contest or competition with another.