Textual thesaurus for "mate"

(noun) checkmate

a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king

(noun) match

an exact duplicate

when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook

(noun) first mate

the officer below the master on a commercial ship

(noun) spouse, partner, married person, better half

a person's partner in marriage

(noun) teammate

a fellow member of a team

it was his first start against his former teammates

(noun) Ilex paraguariensis, Paraguay tea

South American holly; leaves used in making a drink like tea

(noun) fellow

one of a pair

he lost the mate to his shoe; one eye was blue but its fellow was brown

(verb) checkmate

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

(verb) couple, twin, pair, match

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

(verb) copulate, couple, pair

engage in sexual intercourse

Birds mate in the Spring