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1. mate

verb. ['ˈmeɪt'] engage in sexual intercourse.

Synonyms

  • sleep together
  • sleep with
  • hump
  • sodomize
  • sodomise
  • have it away
  • be intimate
  • eff
  • deflower
  • jazz
  • join
  • bonk
  • screw
  • ruin
  • nick
  • get laid
  • fuck
  • cover
  • do it
  • bang
  • ride
  • have it off
  • know
  • service
  • have sex
  • lie with
  • make love
  • have a go at it
  • pair
  • copulate
  • conjoin
  • couple
  • bed
  • serve
  • bugger
  • breed
  • mount
  • roll in the hay
  • get it on
  • love
  • have intercourse
  • make out

Antonyms

  • hate
  • dislike
  • refrain
  • disclaim

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Words that Rhyme with Mate

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  • circumnavigate
  • recriminate
  • solid-state
  • silverplate
  • remunerate
  • multistate
  • intrastate
  • interrelate
  • disinflate
  • demodulate
  • translate
  • stagflate
  • reinstate
  • procreate
  • desecrate
  • conjugate
  • commutate
  • underrate
  • tri-state
  • recreate
  • postdate
  • interstate
  • conflate
  • upstate
  • telerate
  • sumgait
  • restate
  • reflate
  • prorate

Example sentences of the word mate


1. Verb, base form
Aggressive males can injure your female by trying to mate with her before she is ready.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Some animals are even at risk of being eaten by their mate during sex.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
This is why animals typically mate with caution and do so very rarely, as an evolutionary imperative.

Quotes containing the word mate


1. Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their parents are sexy, they're fun, they do things together, they're best friends. Kids learn by example. If I respect Mom, they're going to respect Mom.
- Tim Allen

2. Yes, it was love at first sight. I feel that after all these years, I have finally found my soul mate.
- Barbara Hershey

3. Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their parents are sexy, they're fun, they do things together, they're best friends. Kids learn by example. If I respect Mom, they're going to respect Mom.
- Tim Allen

2. mate

noun. ['ˈmeɪt'] the officer below the master on a commercial ship.

Synonyms

  • officer
  • first mate

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • artifact
  • undress

3. mate

noun. ['ˈmeɪt'] the partner of an animal (especially a sexual partner).

Synonyms

  • animal
  • creature
  • fauna
  • animate being
  • beast

Antonyms

  • fall short of
  • miss
  • open
  • walk

4. mate

noun. ['ˈmeɪt'] a fellow member of a team.

Synonyms

  • associate

Antonyms

  • forget
  • reject

5. mate

noun. ['ˈmeɪt'] a person's partner in marriage.

Synonyms

  • monogynist
  • bigamist
  • newlywed
  • partner
  • spouse
  • spouse equivalent
  • relation
  • married person
  • relative
  • monogamist
  • spousal equivalent
  • husband
  • better half
  • honeymooner
  • polygamist
  • marriage
  • married woman
  • helpmeet
  • hubby
  • married couple
  • man and wife
  • helpmate
  • married man
  • domestic partner
  • wife
  • significant other

Antonyms

  • husband
  • discontinue
  • disengage
  • lose track

6. mate

noun. ['ˈmeɪt'] an exact duplicate.

Synonyms

  • duplication
  • match

Antonyms

  • disassemble
  • detach
  • divide

7. mate

verb. ['ˈmeɪt'] bring two objects, ideas, or people together.

Synonyms

  • match
  • mismate
  • pair
  • twin
  • mismatch
  • bring together
  • join

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • wane
  • decrease
  • malevolence

8. mate

noun. ['ˈmeɪt'] a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king.

Synonyms

  • chess move

Antonyms

  • ride
  • straighten

9. mate

noun. ['ˈmeɪt'] South American tea-like drink made from leaves of a South American holly called mate.

Synonyms

  • drinkable
  • potable
  • drink

Antonyms

  • repair
  • make
  • success
  • enrich

10. mate

verb. ['ˈmeɪt'] place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game.

Synonyms

  • beat
  • trounce
  • beat out
  • crush
  • checkmate
  • shell

Antonyms

  • antitype
  • fall
  • natural depression
  • hop out
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