Engelsk ordbog

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Engelsk navneord: mate

1. mate (om person) the officer below the master on a commercial ship

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)first mate

Mindre specifikke termerofficer, ship's officer

2. mate (om person) a fellow member of a team

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was his first start against his former teammates.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)teammate

Mindre specifikke termerassociate

3. mate (om person) the partner of an animal (especially a sexual partner)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe loved the mare and all her mates.
Camels hate leaving their mates.

Mindre specifikke termeranimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna

4. mate (om person) a person's partner in marriage

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)better half, married person, partner, spouse

Mindre specifikke termerdomestic partner, relation, relative, significant other, spousal equivalent, spouse equivalent

Mere specifikke termerbigamist, consort, helpmate, helpmeet, honeymooner, hubby, husband, married man, married woman, monogamist, monogynist, newlywed, polygamist, wife

Tilhører disse overordnede termerman and wife, marriage, married couple

5. mate (om genstand) an exact duplicate

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhen a match is found an entry is made in the notebook.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)match

Mindre specifikke termerduplicate, duplication

6. mate (om mængde el. mål) one of a pair

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe lost the mate to his shoe.
One eye was blue but its fellow was brown.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fellow

Mindre specifikke termersingleton

Omfatter disse overordnede termerbrace, couple, couplet, distich, duad, duet, duo, dyad, pair, span, twain, twosome, yoke

7. mate (om plante) South American holly; leaves used in making a drink like tea

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)Ilex paraguariensis, Paraguay tea

Mindre specifikke termerholly

8. mate (om person) informal term for a friend of the same sex

Mindre specifikke termerfriend

Overordnet (geografisk) regionAustralia, Britain, Commonwealth of Australia, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

9. mate (om mad) South American tea-like drink made from leaves of a South American holly called mate

Mindre specifikke termerbeverage, drink, drinkable, potable

10. mate (om handling) a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)checkmate

Mindre specifikke termerchess move

Engelsk udsagnsord: mate

1. mate (om relation) engage in sexual intercourse

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBirds mate in the Spring.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)copulate, couple, pair

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s

Mindre specifikke termerconjoin, join

Mere specifikke termerbang, be intimate, bed, bonk, breed, bugger, cover, deflower, do it, eff, fuck, get it on, get laid, have a go at it, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, have sex, hump, jazz, know, lie with, love, make love, make out, mount, nick, ride, roll in the hay, ruin, screw, serve, service, sleep together, sleep with, sodomise, sodomise, sodomize, sodomize, tread

2. mate (om relation) bring two objects, ideas, or people together

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)couple, match, pair, twin

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerbring together, join

Mere specifikke termermismatch, mismate

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningmatch

3. mate (om konkurrence) place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningKasparov checkmated his opponent after only a few moves.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)checkmate

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerbeat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish

Overordnet emneområdechess, chess game

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