Meaning of mate

Definition of 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"
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"
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
(verb) engage in sexual intercourse; "Birds mate in the Spring"
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"
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"

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