[noun] the officer below the master on a commercial ship
[noun] a fellow member of a team; "it was his first start against his former teammates"
[noun] the partner of an animal (especially a sexual partner); "he loved the mare and all her mates"; "camels hate leaving their mates"
[noun] a person's partner in marriage
Synonyms: spouse, partner, married person, better half
[noun] an exact duplicate; "when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook"
[noun] South American holly; leaves used in making a drink like tea
Synonyms: Paraguay tea, Ilex paraguariensis
[noun] informal term for a friend of the same sex
[noun] South American tea-like drink made from leaves of a South American holly called mate
[noun] a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king
[verb] make love; "Birds mate in the Spring"
Synonyms: copulate, pair, couple
[verb] 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"
Synonyms: match, couple, pair, twin
[verb] 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"
roll in the hay, love, make out, make love, sleep with, get laid, have sex, know, do it, be intimate, have intercourse, have it away, have it off, screw, fuck, jazz, eff, hump, lie with, bed, have a go at it, bang, get it on, bonk
sodomize, sodomise, bugger
husband, hubby, married man
wife, married woman