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Noun
A friend or companion, typically a close one
“His closest mate, Jim Gordon, describes how particular Lawson was, both in his tramping and camping practices.”
Noun
A partner, typically in business, at work, or as part of a group
“Each staff officer shall have assigned as his running mate that line officer who at the time is the junior officer of the rank in which the staff officer is commissioned.”
Noun
A romantic partner or spouse
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“Richard proved to be her perfect mate. He was steady, devoted, gainfully employed, and well-matched with the requisite temperament.”
Noun
Each of a pair of things intended to complement or match each other
“It appears that I've lost the mate to this sock.”
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A friendly form of address, especially between men or boys
“Hey, mate, what did you say your name was?”
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An assistant or deputy in certain trades
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“Dallamore, 23, a servant, has been working in West London as a plumber's mate in workman's clothes.”
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One who follows the business of navigating ships or other vessels
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A person or thing that looks exactly like another
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Brother or bredrin
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The conclusive victory in a game of chess that occurs when an opponent's king is threatened with unavoidable capture
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A male child or youth
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A person staying at a hotel or guest house
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An adult male person
Verb
To engage in amorous relations, especially for purposes of procreating
“Pandas are notorious for being unwilling to mate in captivity.”
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To enter into marriage
“Is it true that people generally tend to mate with others from their own social class?”
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To join or match as a pair
“They teach you how to pick up your toys and how to mate the socks from the laundry.”
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To breed or reproduce within an isolated community
Verb
To join or be joined firmly together
Interjection
An exclamation to get attention
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