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noun 
  1. A sexual partner, especially of a breeding animal.
  2. The other member of a matched pair of objects.
I found one of the socks I wanted to wear, but I couldn't find its .
  1. A ship's officer, subordinate to the captain.
  2. A technical assistant (gasfitter's mate).
  3. checkmate, Checkmate.
  4. (context, colloquial, UK, Australian) A friend; a friendly term of address to a stranger.
  5. A drink prepared of yerba mate (Ilex paraguariensis).
verb (mates, mating, mated) Intransitive:
  1. To fit together without space between. (The pieces of the puzzle mate perfectly.)
  2. To copulate.
  3. To pair in order to raise offspring
Transitive:
  1. To arrange in matched pairs.
  2. To introduce (animals) together for the purpose of breeding.
  3. To fit (objects) together without space between.
  4. To win a game of chess by putting the opponent in checkmate

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