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Synonyms for mates

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. couple, mates, match(noun)

    a pair of people who live together

    "a married couple from Chicago"

    lucifer, duad, equal, yoke, pair, duet, dyad, twosome, friction match, couplet, match, brace, mate, compeer, twain, peer, couple, span, catch, duo, distich


  1. mates(adjective)

    chums, friends, pals, chummy, pally, friendly

  2. mates(adjective)

    Friendly; having a friendship (with).

    He is mates with my brother.

    friends, chums, pals, pally, friendly, chummy

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  1. Ryder Cup:

    You can wrap yourself up in cotton wool for the rest of your life if you want but having a little kickaround with your mates, I would have said 999 times out of 1,000 you are good, he got unlucky, it was just one of those situations that's caught him out. It was a freak accident but accidents happen.

  2. Dele Alli:

    Personally, I spoke to the manager and some of my team mates, I didn't feel like I was playing as well as I should have been, even speaking to my family, I didn't feel like I was playing well, especially in the first half.

  3. Jill Ellis:

    I apologise for disappointing my team mates, coaches and the Federation who have always supported me, i think it's best for me to take a break, decompress from the stress of the last several months and come back mentally and physically ready to positively contribute to the team.

  4. Clint Dempsey:

    That’s always great to do but you ca n’t do it without your team mates, today we came out and played well and finished our chances. As a team we’re getting better as it goes along.

  5. J. R. R. Tolkien:

    Nearly all marriages, even happy ones, are mistakes in the sense that almost certainly (in a more perfect world, or even with a little more care in this very imperfect one) both partners might be found more suitable mates. But the real soul-mate is the one you are actually married to.


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