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Entry Word: mate
Function: noun
Text: 1 either of a pair matched in one or more qualities <have you seen the mate to this glove anywhere?>
Synonyms companion, fellow, half, match, twin
Related Words coordinate; counterpart, equal, equivalent, like, parallel, peer, rival; carbon copy, double, duplicate, identical twin, ringer; analogue (or analog), similarity
Near Antonyms antithesis, converse, opposite, reverse
2 a person frequently seen in the company of another <Matthew and his mates were known troublemakers in the neighborhood> -- see ASSOCIATE 1
3 chiefly British
a person who helps a more skilled person <a plumber and his mate showed up to fix the sink in our London hotel room> -- see HELPER
4 the person to whom another is married <they vowed to each other that they would remain mates for life> -- see SPOUSE