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Overview of noun mating

The noun mating has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) coupling, mating, pairing, conjugation, union, sexual union

(the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes; "the casual couplings of adolescents"; "the mating of some species occurs only in the spring")

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") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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