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mate

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1 either of a pair matched in one or more qualities

  • have you seen the mate to this glove anywhere?
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2 a person frequently seen in the company of another

  • that lout and his mates are known troublemakers in the neighborhood
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3 chiefly British a person who helps a more skilled person

  • a plumber and his mate showed up to fix the sink in our London hotel room
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4 the person to whom another is married

  • they vowed to each other that they would remain mates for life
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5 chiefly British a person who has a strong liking for and trust in another

  • spent the weekend in London with some of his mates from Oxford
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mate

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to engage in sexual intercourse

  • cats conceive almost every time they mate
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do it, have sex



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