Definition of rematch in English:

rematch

noun

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

    • ‘In boxing the rematch is rarely as good as the original fight.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Mike and Angie took the goals and the rematch ended in a one shot victory for Mike's team.’
    • ‘Barry had turned down several hundred thousand dollars for a rematch with Holyfield immediately after the 1984 Olympics.’
    • ‘Tuesday night, in a rematch with the Nets, he scored 27 points and led the Wizards to a 105-92 victory.’
    • ‘He disputes the idea that higher turnout alone would change the outcome for any of these rematches.’
    • ‘The rematches might look nothing like the previous meetings.’
    • ‘As we walked back to the house we talked about the games that we had played and the idea of having a rematch again.’
    • ‘Hagler always won rematches and beside, he would not have made the same mistakes twice.’
    • ‘On paper, the four contests, all of them rematches of regular-season games, certainly seem like they'll be worth the price of admission.’
    • ‘The two teams play a rematch this weekend as the major semi final.’
    • ‘The championship game was a rematch of last year's final, as it pitted the two top seeds against each other.’
    • ‘Sunday's consolation game was a rematch against Western Washington University.’
    • ‘Fighters no longer fight every six weeks, but instead every six months, and rematches are often very difficult to make.’
    • ‘The team played strong but lost their games, including a rematch with UBC.’
    • ‘The first playoff game saw a rematch of their last round-robin game against the Brokenhead team from Red Deer.’
    • ‘However, petty squabbles begin to drive the team apart just before their rematch with the Yankees for the league championship.’
    • ‘Corrales is a great fighter and great fighters deserve rematches.’
    • ‘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.’
    contest, competition, game, tournament, tie, cup tie, event, fixture, trial, test, test match, meet, bout, fight, duel
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Pronunciation

rematch

/ˈriˌmætʃ//ˈrēˌmaCH/