Mismatch vs Mispair - What's the difference?

mismatch | mispair |


As verbs the difference between mismatch and mispair

is that mismatch is to match unsuitably; to fail to match while mispair is to pair incorrectly; to mismatch in twos.

As a noun mismatch

is something that does not match; something dissimilar, inappropriate or unsuitable.

mismatch

English

Etymology 1

Verb

(es)
  • To match unsuitably; to fail to match
  • Etymology 2

    Noun

    (es)
  • Something that does not match; something dissimilar, inappropriate or unsuitable.
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  • , year=2012 , date=September 7 , author=Dominic Fifield , title=England start World Cup campaign with five-goal romp against Moldova , work=The Guardian citation , page= , passage=After all the trepidation born of Holland's toils home and away against these opponents in qualification for Euro 2012, and the pockmarked nature of the pitch, this was exposed as a mismatch from the opening exchanges. }}

    mispair

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To pair incorrectly; to mismatch in twos.
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