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  Words related to mate

Related / Similar Words: checkmate, match, first mate, spouse, partner, married person, better half, teammate, Paraguay tea, Ilex paraguariensis, couple, pair, twin, copulate

 

Definition:
  • a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent''s king;
  • an exact duplicate; "when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook";
  • South American tea-like drink made from leaves of a South American holly called mate;
  • the officer below the master on a commercial ship;
  • informal term for a friend of the same sex;
  • 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;
  • a fellow member of a team; "it was his first start against his former teammates";
  • South American holly; leaves used in making a drink like tea;
  • 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";
  • 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";
  • make love; "Birds mate in the Spring";

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    Hyponyms: bigamist, consort, helpmate, helpmeet, husband, hubby, married man, monogamist, monogynist, newlywed, honeymooner, polygamist, wife, married woman, mismate, mismatch, nick, love, tread, serve, service, deflower, ruin, ride, mount, backcross, breed, cover, sodomize, sodomise, bugger

     

    Grouped Verbs: match

     

    Member Meronyms: marriage, married couple, man and wife

     

    Derivational Morphology: checkmate, match, couple, pair, twin, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree, copulate, brace, twosome, twain, span, yoke, couplet, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duad, coupling, mates, catch, mating, pairing, conjugation, union, spouse, partner, married person, better half, copulation, coitus, coition, congress, relation

     

    Anagrams: meat, team, tame

     

     
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