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Adjective: mated  mey-tid
  1. Mated sexually
     
  2. Used of gloves, socks, etc.
    - paired
     
  3. Of or relating to a marriage partner
Verb: mate  meyt
  1. Engage in sexual intercourse
    "Birds mate in the spring";
    - copulate, pair, couple
     
  2. Bring two objects, ideas, or people together
    "Matchmaker, can you mate my daughter with a nice young man?";
    - match, couple, pair, twin
     
  3. (chess) place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game
    "Kasparov mated his opponent after only a few moves";
    - checkmate

See also: married, matched, paired

Type of: beat, beat out, bring together, conjoin, crush, join, shell, trounce, vanquish

Antonym: unmated

Encyclopedia: Mated

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