A “what am I” haiku: C. Nelson Reilly / Greater than or equal to / Strike anywhere, yes?

C. Nelson Reilly

Greater than or equal to

Strike anywhere, yes?

One word in many of its senses will fit this haiku

Given the answer below, an explanation that is more than a hint

In Microsoft Excel, the MATCH() function has a parameter for "match type"; -1 is the parameter value to indicate a match type of "greater than or equal to"

• They could be asking for match as a synonym to compare, like "can you match these socks?" – tfitzger May 22 '15 at 20:03