Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or practice of setting one's self to bring about marriages.
  • Tending to make matches; active in bringing about marriages.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or process of making matches for kindling or burning.
  • noun The act or process of trying to bring about a marriage for others.
  • adjective Busy in making or contriving marriages.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An attempt to make two people romantically interested in each other, especially an attempt to set up a date between people or to arrange a marriage.
  • noun business A service aiming to bring together sellers and buyers or potential partners.
  • noun video games The act or process of locating suitable players to take part in a multiplayer game session.
  • verb Present participle of matchmake.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun mediation in order to bring about a marriage between others

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

compound match + making

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