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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mate /ˈmet/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 mate 動詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mated; p. pr. & vb. n. Mating.]
 1. To match; to marry.
    If she be mated with an equal husband.   --Shak.
 2. To match one's self against; to oppose as equal; to compete with.
    There is no passion in the mind of man so weak but it mates and masters the fear of death.   --Bacon.
 I, . . . in the way of loyalty and truth, . . .
 Dare mate a sounder man than Surrey can be.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mate, v. i. To be or become a mate or mates, especially in sexual companionship; as, some birds mate for life; this bird will not mate with that one.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ma·te n.  The Paraguay tea, being the dried leaf of the Brazilian holly (Ilex Paraguensis).  The infusion has a pleasant odor, with an agreeable bitter taste, and is much used for tea in South America.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mate n.  Chess Same as Checkmate.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mate, a. See 2d Mat. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mate, v. t.
 1. To confuse; to confound. [Obs.]
 2. To checkmate.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mate, n.
 1. One who customarily associates with another; a companion; an associate; any object which is associated or combined with a similar object.
 2. Hence, specifically, a husband or wife; and among the lower animals, one of a pair associated for propagation and the care of their young.
 3. A suitable companion; a match; an equal.
 Ye knew me once no mate
 For you; there sitting where you durst not soar.   --Milton.
 4. Naut. An officer in a merchant vessel ranking next below the captain.  If there are more than one bearing the title, they are called, respectively, first mate, second mate, third mate, etc.  In the navy, a subordinate officer or assistant; as, master's mate; surgeon's mate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the officer below the master on a commercial ship [syn: first
      2: a fellow member of a team; "it was his first start against
         his former teammates" [syn: teammate]
      3: the partner of an animal (especially a sexual partner); "he
         loved the mare and all her mates"; "camels hate leaving
         their mates"
      4: a person's partner in marriage [syn: spouse, partner, married
         person, better half]
      5: an exact duplicate; "when a match is found an entry is made
         in the notebook" [syn: match]
      6: South American holly; leaves used in making a drink like tea
         [syn: Paraguay tea, Ilex paraguariensis]
      7: informal term for a friend of the same sex
      8: South American tea-like drink made from leaves of a South
         American holly called mate
      9: a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible
         attack on the opponent's king [syn: checkmate]
      v 1: make love; "Birds mate in the Spring" [syn: copulate, pair,
      2: 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" [syn: match,
          couple, pair, twin]
      3: 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" [syn: checkmate]