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Definition of mate
- Mate n
- The officer below the master on a commercial ship [syn: {first mate}]
- A fellow member of a team; "it was his first start against his former teammates" [syn: {teammate}]
- The partner of an animal (especially a sexual partner); "he loved the mare and all her mates"; "camels hate leaving their mates"
- A person's partner in marriage [syn: {spouse}, {partner}, {married person}, {better half}]
- An exact duplicate; "when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook" [syn: {match}]
- South American holly; leaves used in making a drink like tea [syn: {Paraguay tea}, {Ilex paraguariensis}]
- Informal term for a friend of the same sex
- South American tea-like drink made from leaves of a South American holly called mate
- A chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king [syn: {checkmate}] v
- Make love; "Birds mate in the Spring" [syn: {copulate}, {pair}, {couple}]
- Bring two objects, ideas, or people together; "This fact is coupled to the other one"; "Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?"; "The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project" [syn: {match}, {couple}, {pair}, {twin}]
- Place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game; "Kasparov checkmated his opponent after only a few moves" [syn: {checkmate}]
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