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mate

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mate

  1. 1 either of a pair matched in one or more qualities have you seen the mate to this glove anywhere? Synonyms of mate companion, fellow, half, match, twin Words Related to mate coordinate; coequal, counterpart, equal, equivalent, like, parallel, peer, rival; carbon copy, double, duplicate, facsimile, identical twin, likeness, mirror image, replica, ringer; analogue (or analog), similarity Near Antonyms of mate antipode, antithesis, contrary, converse, opposite, reverse

  2. 2 a person frequently seen in the company of another that lout and his mates are known troublemakers in the neighborhood Synonyms of mate cohort, companion, compatriot, compeer, comrade, crony, fellow, hobnobber, associate, running mateWords Related to mate colleague, coworker, equal, peer, workmate; accomplice, affiliate, ally, collaborator, confederate, half, partner; buddy, chum, confidant, familiar, friend, hearty, intimate, pal; countryman; classmate, housemate, messmate, playfellow, playmate, roommate, schoolmate, shipmate, teammate; attendant, escort; hanger-on, leech, parasite

  3. 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 Synonyms of mate adjunct, adjutant, aid, aide, apprentice, assistant, coadjutor, deputy, helpmate, helpmeet, lieutenant, helper, sidekickWords Related to mate attendant, handmaiden (also handmaid), maid, maidservant, scullion, servant; auxiliary, legman, subordinate, underling; employee (also employe), hand, help, hireling, laborer, swamper, worker; gal Friday, girl Friday; man Friday, right hand; aide-de-camp

  4. 4 the person to whom another is married they vowed to each other that they would remain mates for life Synonyms of mate better half, consort, spouse, partner, significant otherWords Related to mate soul mate; domestic partner; bridegroom, groom, hubby, husband, man, mister, old man; bride, helpmate, helpmeet, lady, wifeNear Antonyms of mate ex; single; bachelor; bachelorette, maid, maiden, spinster

  5. 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 Synonyms of mate alter ego, amigo, buddy, chum, compadre, comrade, confidant, confidante, crony, familiar, intimate, friend [chiefly British], musketeer, palWords Related to mate acquaintance; associate, cohort, colleague, companion, fellow, hearty, hobnobber, partner, peer, sport; blood brother, brother, main man, sister; abettor (also abetter), accomplice, ally, collaborator, confederate; pen pal; benefactor, supporter, sympathizer, well-wisher; friendlyNear Antonyms of mate adversary, antagonist, competitor, opponent, rival; archenemy, nemesisAntonyms of mate enemy, foe


mate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mate

  1. to engage in sexual intercourse cats conceive almost every time they mate Synonyms of mate breed, copulate, sleepWords Related to mate fool around, fornicate



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