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Synonyms of mate in English:


  • 1British informal he's gone off to the pub with his mates
    informal pal, chum, buddy, bosom pal, sidekick, cully, spar, crony, main man
    British informal china, mucker, butty, oppo
    North American informal amigo, compadre, paisan, cohort, bro
    South African informal gabba, homeboy
    Scottish & Northern English informal marrow, marrer
    archaic compeer
  • 2British informal see you later, mate
    man, my friend
    informal pal, chum
    British informal cock, squire, matey
    British informal, dated old fellow, old bean, old boy, old chap, old fruit
    Welsh & Irish informal boyo
    North American informal bud, buster, amigo, Mac, bro, bubba, bo, jack, partner
    Australian/New Zealand informal cobber, digger
    Indian informal bhai, yaar
    South African informal jong, okie
  • 4 I can't find the mate to this sock
    match, fellow, twin, companion, pair, one of a pair, other half, equivalent, counterpart
  • 5 a plumber's mate
    assistant, helper, apprentice, subordinate;
    collaborator, accomplice, aider and abetter
    informal sidekick
  • verb

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  • 1 pandas rarely mate in captivity
    breed, couple
    formal copulate
  • 2 the cow was mated with a Charolais bull
    couple, pair, join, bring together
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