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Overview of verb mate

The verb mate has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (7) copulate, mate, pair, couple

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

2. (1) match, mate, couple, pair, twin

(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")

3. checkmate, mate

(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")


Overview of adj mated

The adj mated has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. mated

(mated sexually)

2. mated, paired

(used of gloves, socks, etc.)

3. mated

(of or relating to a marriage partner)

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