mate, first mate(noun)
the officer below the master on a commercial ship
a fellow member of a team
"it was his first start against his former teammates"
the partner of an animal (especially a sexual partner)
"he loved the mare and all her mates"; "camels hate leaving their mates"
spouse, partner, married person, mate, better half(noun)
a person's partner in marriage
an exact duplicate
"when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook"
one of a pair
"he lost the mate to his shoe"; "one eye was blue but its fellow was brown"
bloke, colleague, boyfriend, feller, confrere, lad, better half, teammate, partner, beau, checkmate, young man, blighter, gent, fellow, spouse, familiar, match, cuss, swain, chap, comrade, first mate, associate, buster, companion, dude, fella, married person
mate, Paraguay tea, Ilex paraguariensis(noun)
South American holly; leaves used in making a drink like tea
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
copulate, mate, pair, couple(verb)
engage in sexual intercourse
"Birds mate in the Spring"
match, mate, couple, pair, twin(verb)
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"
fit, parallel, match, play off, touch, duplicate, gibe, equate, copulate, pair, couple on, checkmate, meet, agree, partner off, equal, check, pit, equalize, cope with, tally, rival, geminate, pair off, couple, correspond, equalise, couple up, oppose, twin, jibe
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"
An evergreen tree, Ilex paraguariensis, native to South America, cultivated for its leaves.
A beverage, resembling tea, made from the dried leaves of this plant.
A cup of this drink.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
An associate as used officially implies a chief, leader, or principal, to whom the associate is not fully equal in rank. Associate is popularly used of mere friendly relations, but oftener implies some work, enterprise, or pursuit in which the associated persons unite. We rarely speak of associates in crime or wrong, using confederates or accomplices instead. Companion gives itself with equal readiness to the good or evil sense, as also does comrade. One may be a companion in travel who would not readily become an associate at home. A lady advertises for a companion; she would not advertise for an associate. Peer implies equality rather than companionship; as, a jury of his peers. Comrade expresses more fellowship and good feeling than companion. Fellow has almost gone out of use in this connection, except in an inferior or patronizing sense. Consort is a word of equality and dignity, as applied especially to the marriage relation. Compare ACCESSORY; ACQUAINTANCE; FRIENDSHIP.
These were the associates of the leader in the enterprise.
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
Ilex paraguariensis, chimarrão, cimarrón
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How to use mate in a sentence?
Despite everything I've achieved in my life, the culinary awards, the military commendations, the honorary degrees, I have never, ever lost sight of what's truly important. The thing that gives meaning to these triumphs. Someone to share them with. A companion. A help mate. A wife.
If God ever commands the spirit of wisdom to depart from me, well, I reckon that I'll never be able to compose the written word again. Not in music, and not in literature. If there is a blank page before me, it wouldn't matter if my right hand held a thousand dollar ink pen from the House of Montblanc, or an ink pen branded Paper Mate, not one word would be jotted from the ink of either or, and the page would remain blank.
The key to working through these (relationship) differences is focusing on that which you love, and putting boundaries around that which you don’t. You’ll also need to avoid the temptation to demean and humiliate your mate for their beliefs. It will take practice and incredible self-regulation, but success in these areas will greatly enhance the quality of your relationship.
Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate.
This win is worth two wins because after stage 10 to Albi, I thought my chances to win a stage were today, i had stage 12 to Bagneres-de-Bigorre in mind and it went well because my team mate Simon Yates ' won it from our breakaway group.
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- Kumpel, Maat, paarenGerman
- ζευγαρώνω, υποπλοίαρχος, ταίρι, φίλος, συνεργάτης, συνάδελφος, συνέταιρος, σύντροφοςGreek
- perämies, toveri, apumies, [[tehdä]] [[matti]], kaveri, matruusi, pariFinnish
- accoupler, copain, camaradeFrench
- 友達, 相手Japanese
- e hoa, meteMāori
- awan, pasangan, awankanMalay
- paren, paringsgezel, gezel, makker, gabber, maat, scheepsmaat, kameraad, gast, koppelen, partnerDutch
- товарищ, друг, помощник капитана, самец, напарница, спаривать, самка, напарник, пара, спариваться, поставить мат, приятельRussian
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