- n.（工人间的）伙伴，同事，老兄，老弟〔工人，水手间的亲密称呼〕; 配偶〔男女任何一方〕，动物之偶（尤指鸟类），（一对中的）一只，配对物; [医学]（军医等的）助手; [航海]（商船的）大副，驾驶员;
- vt.& vi.（使）成为配偶; （使）交配; （一对动物或鸟）交配; 交尾(~ with sth);
- 复数: mates;
- 第三人称单数: mates;
- 过去式: mated;
- 现在分词: mating;
The presidential nominee was advised to choose a woman as a running mate.
If someone tried to bash my best mate they would have to bash me as well.
Well, hard luck, mate.
You want to look where you're going, mate.
He worked as a bricklayer's mate.
My mate dived headfirst through a window and I ran down the hallway.
"How are you, mate?" — "Not bad, mate, how's yourself?"
They want the males to mate with wild females.
Kathy is a great mate, we are like sisters.
He has found his ideal mate.
Me and my mate went to score a kilo of amphetamine down in London.
A mate of mine used to play soccer for Liverpool.
Come on mate, things aren't that bad.
Last Saturday, I was out on the town with my mate.
It is easy to tell when a female is ready to mate.
The mate is one rank below the captain.
The mate observed regretfully that he could not account for that young fellow's whims.
It is often difficult to get animals to mate in captivity.
Many birds mate in the springtime.
The queen bee is likely to mate with two or three drones.
Birds mate in the spring.
She has been a faithful mate to him.
Where is the mate to this glove?
The first mate was studying to become a master.
I will not mate with him.
Where are you going, mate?
Not all your business partners are your soul mates.
1. the officer below the master on a commercial ship
2. a fellow member of a team;
"it was his first start against his former teammates"
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
5. an exact duplicate;
"when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook"
6. South American holly; leaves used in making a drink like tea
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
1. make love;
"Birds mate in the Spring"
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"
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"
a game in which White is mated by Black's queen on the second move
a game in which White mates Black on the fourth move with the queen, supported by the king's bishop
friend, mate, acquaintance, pal
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