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See definition of mates on Dictionary.com
  • nounone of a pair; partner
  • verbmarry and breed

synonyms for mates

  • acquaintance
  • bride
  • buddy
  • classmate
  • companion
  • comrade
  • coworker
  • playmate
  • roommate
  • schoolmate
  • spouse
  • analog
  • assistant
  • associate
  • chum
  • cohort
  • colleague
  • compeer
  • complement
  • concomitant
  • consort
  • coordinate
  • counterpart
  • crony
  • double
  • duplicate
  • familiar
  • friend
  • groom
  • helper
  • helpmate
  • intimate
  • match
  • pal
  • peer
  • reciprocal
  • sidekick
  • twin
  • alter ego
  • bedmate
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antonyms for mates

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  • enemy
  • foe
  • opponent
  • stranger
  • antagonist
  • detractor
  • separate
  • divide
  • lose
  • fail
  • uncouple
  • abstain
  • disconnect
  • refrain
  • disjoin
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How to use mates in a sentence

It will hold tenaciously there, the last of its race, days after the decay of its greener and more healthy-looking mates.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Look out, Bob, warned one of her mates; crossing your fingers isnt going to save you.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
And he played with feeling, too, although his mates were making a whole lot of fun of him on the side.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Well, the light come in the sky, and I separates from my mates, for I sees the owd dorg put up a hare and coorse her.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
When the toil was over Jim Billings went below with his mates, and their dripping clothes soon covered the cabin floor with slush.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
From the other side they waved gayly at their remaining camp mates and started forward.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
It was the call for hunt and challenge, when elephants kill elephants to win their mates.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
I could see them curling their trunks around their mates and plucking lilies from the water to eat.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
You hold yourself aloof from your school-mates, repelling every offered familiarity, yet I have seen you weep after such an act.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
The surgeon's mates were kept busy carrying the wounded below, where the surgeon dressed their wounds.
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WORDS RELATED TO MATES

  • brace
  • combination
  • combine
  • combo
  • couple
  • deuce
  • doublet
  • duality
  • duo
  • dyad
  • match
  • mates
  • span
  • team
  • twins
  • two
  • two of a kind
  • twosome
  • yoke
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