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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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