Definition of rematch in English:

rematch

noun

  • A second match or game between two sports teams or players.

    • ‘Hagler always won rematches and beside, he would not have made the same mistakes twice.’
    • ‘Barry had turned down several hundred thousand dollars for a rematch with Holyfield immediately after the 1984 Olympics.’
    • ‘The team played strong but lost their games, including a rematch with UBC.’
    • ‘The rematches might look nothing like the previous meetings.’
    • ‘In boxing the rematch is rarely as good as the original fight.’
    • ‘Corrales is a great fighter and great fighters deserve rematches.’
    • ‘The championship game was a rematch of last year's final, as it pitted the two top seeds against each other.’
    • ‘The first playoff game saw a rematch of their last round-robin game against the Brokenhead team from Red Deer.’
    • ‘The two teams play a rematch this weekend as the major semi final.’
    • ‘However, petty squabbles begin to drive the team apart just before their rematch with the Yankees for the league championship.’
    • ‘Fighters no longer fight every six weeks, but instead every six months, and rematches are often very difficult to make.’
    • ‘As we walked back to the house we talked about the games that we had played and the idea of having a rematch again.’
    • ‘Tuesday night, in a rematch with the Nets, he scored 27 points and led the Wizards to a 105-92 victory.’
    • ‘Mike and Angie took the goals and the rematch ended in a one shot victory for Mike's team.’
    • ‘In fact, I'm guessing they'll have to pry him loose from the furniture if they want to get him out of his dressing room for a rematch with Marco.’
    • ‘The outcome of the rematch was never in doubt, but sloppy play plagued both teams.’
    • ‘The rematch of those two is in the Connacht Indoor Championships on Saturday, March 1.’
    • ‘He disputes the idea that higher turnout alone would change the outcome for any of these rematches.’
    • ‘Sunday's consolation game was a rematch against Western Washington University.’
    • ‘On paper, the four contests, all of them rematches of regular-season games, certainly seem like they'll be worth the price of admission.’
    contest, competition, game, tournament, tie, cup tie, event, fixture, trial, test, test match, meet, bout, fight, duel
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Pronunciation

rematch

/ˈriːmatʃ/