12 Definitions of Mate
The meaning of the word mate, the definition of Mate:
n. - The Paraguay tea, being the dried leaf of the Brazilian holly (Ilex Paraguensis). The infusion has a pleasant odor, with an agreeable bitter taste, and is much used for tea in South America.
n. - Same as Checkmate.
n. - One who customarily associates with another; a companion; an associate; any object which is associated or combined with a similar object.
n. - Hence, specifically, a husband or wife; and among the lower animals, one of a pair associated for propagation and the care of their young.
n. - A suitable companion; a match; an equal.
n. - An officer in a merchant vessel ranking next below the captain. If there are more than one bearing the title, they are called, respectively, first mate, second mate, third mate, etc. In the navy, a subordinate officer or assistant; as, master's mate; surgeon's mate.
a. - See 2d Mat.
v. t. - To confuse; to confound.
v. t. - To checkmate.
v. t. - To match; to marry.
v. t. - To match one's self against; to oppose as equal; to compete with.
v. i. - To be or become a mate or mates, especially in sexual companionship; as, some birds mate for life; this bird will not mate with that one.
The word "mate" uses 4 letters: A E M T
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