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1. mat

noun. ['ˈmæt'] a thick flat pad used as a floor covering.

Synonyms

  • doormat
  • floor cover
  • welcome mat

Antonyms

  • unknot
  • untwine
  • unwind
  • uncoil

Etymology

  • matte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • matta (Latin)

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Rhymes with Mat

  • tit-for-tat
  • inmarsat
  • rat-a-tat
  • landsat
  • gujarat
  • tvsat
  • prevatte
  • prevatt
  • nonfat
  • mcnatt
  • deslatte
  • combat
  • biernat
  • balyeat
  • spratt
  • splat
  • sadat
  • labatt
  • hnat
  • delatte
  • begat
  • at-bat
  • arnatt
  • stat
  • spat
  • slat
  • slaght
  • scat
  • sarratt
  • pratte

Sentences with mat


1. Noun, singular or mass
Relax your left arm by your side on the mat, floor or bed.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Stand on a large gymnastics mat with your arms over your head and one foot slightly forward.

3. Verb, base form
The coat can mat easily, so frequent brushing is necessary, using slicker and bristle brushes.

Quotes about mat


1. What I try to do is write. I may write for two weeks ‘the cat sat on the mat, that is that, not a rat,’.... And it might be just the most boring and awful stuff. But I try. When I’m writing, I write. And then it’s as if the muse is convinced that I’m serious and says, ‘Okay. Okay. I’ll come.
- Maya Angelou

2. There is some delight in ale and wineAnd some in girls with ankles fineBut my delight, yes always mineIs to dance with Jak O’ the ShadowsWe will toss the dice however they fallAnd snuggle the girls be they short or tallThen follow Lord Mat whenever he callsTo dance with Jak O’ the Shadows.
- Robert Jordan, Knife of Dreams

2. mat

noun. ['ˈmæt'] mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture.

Synonyms

  • matting

Antonyms

  • increase
  • demilitarize

Etymology

  • matte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • matta (Latin)

3. mat

noun. ['ˈmæt'] sports equipment consisting of a piece of thick padding on the floor for gymnastic sports.

Synonyms

  • canvas
  • sports equipment
  • gym mat
  • canvass

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • simplify
  • artifact
  • arrange

Etymology

  • matte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • matta (Latin)

4. mat

noun. ['ˈmæt'] the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss.

Synonyms

  • matt
  • lusterlessness
  • lustrelessness
  • flatness
  • matte

Antonyms

  • dehydrogenate
  • sensitise
  • destabilise
  • sensitize

Etymology

  • matte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • matta (Latin)

5. MAT

noun. a master's degree in teaching.

Synonyms

  • master's degree

6. mat

verb. ['ˈmæt'] change texture so as to become matted and felt-like.

Synonyms

  • felt up
  • matte up
  • felt
  • change
  • matt-up
  • matte

Antonyms

  • decontaminate
  • clean
  • unstring
  • stabilize

Etymology

  • matte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • matta (Latin)

7. mat

adjective. ['ˈmæt'] not reflecting light; not glossy.

Synonyms

  • matted
  • flat
  • dull
  • matte

Antonyms

  • unweave
  • unbend
  • stand still
  • straight line

Etymology

  • matte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • matta (Latin)

8. mat

verb. ['ˈmæt'] twist together or entwine into a confusing mass.

Synonyms

  • twine
  • mesh
  • distort
  • enmesh
  • felt
  • ensnarl
  • snarl
  • entangle
  • tangle

Antonyms

  • unsnarl
  • untwist
  • better
  • assimilate

Etymology

  • matte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • matta (Latin)

9. mat

noun. ['ˈmæt'] a small pad of material that is used to protect surface from an object placed on it.

Synonyms

  • mouse mat
  • pad
  • drip mat
  • mousepad

Antonyms

  • destabilize
  • enable
  • loosen
  • depersonalize

Etymology

  • matte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • matta (Latin)

10. mat

noun. ['ˈmæt'] a mass that is densely tangled or interwoven.

Antonyms

  • transitivize

Etymology

  • matte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • matta (Latin)
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