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Synonyms for mate

Synonyms for mate

one of a matched pair of things

a husband or wife

one who shares interests or activities with another

a person whom one knows well, likes, and trusts

to join or be joined in marriage

to engage in sexual relations with

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the officer below the master on a commercial ship

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a fellow member of a team

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the partner of an animal (especially a sexual partner)

an exact duplicate

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South American holly

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

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bring two objects, ideas, or people together

place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game

References in classic literature ?
Mate and I agreed to go armed henceforth and wait for any sign of cause.
The point is that there are ships where things DO go wrong; but whatever the ship - good or bad, lucky or unlucky - it is in the forepart of her that her chief mate feels most at home.
That's so," confirmed the second mate, suddenly, in his slightly hoarse voice.
The effect of this was to turn the lidi toward the right, and the longer I watched the procedure the more convinced I became that Raja and his mate were work-ing together with some end in view, for the she-dog merely galloped steadily at the lidi's right about op-posite his rump.
What could the mate hope to accomplish by taking Jane Clayton from a camp upon a small island from which there was no escape from the vengeance of Tarzan?
That isn't just a dog," was Van Horn's conclusion to the mate.
Sometimes, even now, in my old age, I have bad dreams in which I hear that mate yell, Yah
And farmed it he had, for twenty years, shrewd, cool-headed, sober, industrious, and thrifty, rising from ship's boy and forecastle hand to mate and master of sailing-ships and thence into steam, second officer, first, and master, from small command to larger, and at last to the bridge of the old Tryapsic--old, to be sure, but worth her fifty thousand pounds and still able to bear up in all seas, and weather her nine thousand tons of freight.
As with the running mate on the left, she repelled these attentions with her teeth; but when both bestowed their attentions at the same time she was roughly jostled, being compelled, with quick snaps to either side, to drive both lovers away and at the same time to maintain her forward leap with the pack and see the way of her feet before her.
I seek," she replied, "a mate suitable for me, and am not able to find one.
A MAN that owned a fine Dog, and by a careful selection of its mate had bred a number of animals but a little lower than the angels, fell in love with his washerwoman, married her, and reared a family of dolts.
They rank neither with mortals nor with immortals: long indeed do they live, eating heavenly food and treading the lovely dance among the immortals, and with them the Sileni and the sharp-eyed Slayer of Argus mate in the depths of pleasant caves; but at their birth pines or high-topped oaks spring up with them upon the fruitful earth, beautiful, flourishing trees, towering high upon the lofty mountains (and men call them holy places of the immortals, and never mortal lops them with the axe); but when the fate of death is near at hand, first those lovely trees wither where they stand, and the bark shrivels away about them, and the twigs fall down, and at last the life of the Nymph and of the tree leave the light of the sun together.
Captain Jim's small nephew Joe had come down to spend New Year's with his great-uncle, and had fallen asleep on the sofa with the First Mate curled up in a huge golden ball at his feet.
It was Franklin, the thick chief mate, who was addressing him with a watchful appraising stare of his prominent black eyes: "You'd better take a couple of these chaps with you and look out for her aft.
The mate, Johansen, stood away several feet to the side of him, and fully three yards in front of him sat Wolf Larsen on one of the pivotal cabin chairs.