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Another word for mate

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Noun
  1. One of a matched pair of things

      1. A member of the lowest rank in an order of knighthood
      2. Either of two persons not married to each other but otherwise in an intimate, spouse-like relationship: often, specif., used when the persons are of the same sex
      3. A thing that matches another in sort, color, etc.; one of a pair or set
      1. A copy or duplicate, as of a lease
      2. A person or thing that corresponds to or closely resembles another, as in form or function
      3. One of two parts that fit and complete each other.
      1. Something capable of carrying, moving, or holding two people or things, as a mattress.
      2. One that closely resembles another; a duplicate.
      3. An actor who takes the place of another actor in scenes requiring special skills or preparations:
      1. An exact copy or reproduction; replica; facsimile
      2. One that corresponds exactly to another, especially an original.
      3. A counterpart or double
      1. A person of equal rank, position, or background; a peer.
      2. Either of a pair of corresponding things; mate
      3. One of a pair; a mate:
      1. Two or more persons or things that go together in appearance, size, or other quality
      2. One that is able to compete equally with another:
      3. A slender piece of wood, cardboard, waxed cord, etc. tipped with a composition that catches fire by friction; esp., a safety match
      1. (Mineralogy) Two interwoven crystals that are mirror images of each other.
      2. Twin bed
      3. Either one of two persons or things very much alike in appearance, shape, structure, etc.
    See also:

    same

  2. A husband or wife

    See also:

    marriage

  3. One who shares interests or activities with another

      1. A member of less than full status, as of a society, institute, etc.
      2. A degree or certificate granted by a junior college to those who have completed the regular two-year course
      3. A member of an institution or society who is granted only partial status or privileges.
      1. A friend; a pal.
      2. An intimate friend or companion.
      3. (Dated) A roommate, especially in a college or university.
      1. One of a pair or set of things; a mate.
      2. Either of two persons not married to each other but otherwise in an intimate, spouse-like relationship: often, specif., used when the persons are of the same sex
      3. A member of the lowest rank in an order of knighthood
      1. A person who shares interests and activities in common with others; partner; associate
      2. A fellow member of a group, especially a fellow member of the Communist Party.
      3. (Informal) A Communist; esp., a fellow Communist
      1. A companion or associate
      2. A longtime close friend or companion.
      1. A graduate student who holds a fellowship in a university or college
      2. A member of a learned society or professional organization.
      3. A companion; associate
      1. Either of two persons paired off in a partnership arrangement (buddy system) for mutual help and protection, as in combat or in children's camp activities
      2. A partner, especially one of a pair or team associated under the buddy system.
      3. Friend or comrade; chum. Used as a form of familiar address, especially for a man or boy:
      1. A language of Papua New Guinea.
      2. An intimate friend; comrade; chum
    See also:

    near

  4. A person whom one knows well, likes, and trusts

      1. A close male friend who is like a brother
      2. A man or boy related to one by having a parent in common; half brother
      3. A foster brother
      1. A friend; a pal.
      2. A close friend
      3. An intimate friend or companion.
      1. A close, trusted friend, to whom one confides intimate matters or secrets
      2. A character in a drama or fiction, such as a trusted friend or servant, who serves as a device for revealing the inner thoughts or intentions of a main character.
      1. A type of settee.
      2. A woman or girl confidant
      3. A confidant, especially one who is a woman.
      1. (Folklore) A spirit or demon constantly attending someone and typically dwelling within, or taking the form of, an animal; also, the animal within which such a spirit or demon dwells
      2. One who performs domestic service in the household of a high official.
      3. A close friend or associate
      1. Something thought of as like a friend in being helpful, reliable, etc.
      2. (Rock-climbing) Brand name of a spring-loaded camming device now manufactured by Wild Country. Now used (often without initial capital) to refer to any such device.
      3. One who supports, sympathizes with, or patronizes a group, cause, or movement:
      1. A close friend or confidant.
      2. An intimate friend or companion
      1. A language of Papua New Guinea.
      2. An intimate friend; comrade; chum
      1. (Rare, chiefly US) A male given name.
      2. Any undeveloped or immature person or thing
      3. Friend; chum. Used as a form of familiar address, especially for a man or boy:
      1. A partner, especially one of a pair or team associated under the buddy system.
      2. A close friend; companion; comrade; esp., a comrade in arms
      3. Friend or comrade; chum. Used as a form of familiar address, especially for a man or boy:
      1. A partner; confederate
      2. (Informal) An assistant to another person, especially to one's superior or more important person.
      3. A companion; close friend
    See also:

    love

Verb
  1. To join or be joined in marriage

      1. To adhere to or advocate:
      2. To take as a spouse, esp. as a wife; marry
      3. To give (a woman) in marriage.
      1. To join as spouses; unite in wedlock
      2. To get married; take a spouse
      3. To enter into marriage; wed:
      1. To become married; take a husband or wife
      2. To perform the marriage ceremony for; join in matrimony.
      3. To marry
      1. To move jerkily; walk haltingly; limp; hobble
      2. (Informal) To get (a ride) by hitchhiking:
      3. To become fastened or caught, as by becoming entangled or hooking on to something
    Idioms:
    See also:

    marriage

  2. To engage in sexual relations with

Another word for mate

Noun
  1. One of a pair

      1. Something that completes, makes up a whole, or brings to perfection:
      2. (Grammar) A word or words used to complete a predicate construction, especially the object or indirect object of a verb, for example, the phrase to eat ice cream in We like to eat ice cream.
      3. A complementary color.
      1. Something that bears an analogy to something else; something that is comparable:
      2. An organ or structure that is similar in function to one in another kind of organism but is of dissimilar evolutionary origin. The wings of birds and the wings of insects are analogs.
      3. (Chemistry) A structural derivative of a parent compound that often differs from it by a single element.
      1. A duplicate of a legal document.
      2. A person or thing that corresponds to or closely resembles another, as in form or function
      3. One that serves as a complement.
    See also:

    match

  2. A companion

    See also:

    friend

  3. A marriage partner

    See also:

    husband

    wife

  4. A naval officer

    See also:

    officer