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noun as in pair

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“At least it keeps the mosquitoes away,” one of my table-mates said, as we watched the swooshes of smoke waft into the Havana sky.

Like Bush 41 and Shamir, Bill Clinton and Benjamin Netanyahu were not exactly soul mates.

The security guards at the festival only turn on him and his mates when the men insult their own masculinity.

First: Was he contagious when boarding the plane and are his plane-mates therefore at risk?

Because the recent crisis hit men pretty hard, women are finding fewer mates.

It will hold tenaciously there, the last of its race, days after the decay of its greener and more healthy-looking mates.

Look out, Bob, warned one of her mates; crossing your fingers isnt going to save you.

And he played with feeling, too, although his mates were making a whole lot of fun of him on the side.

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.

When the toil was over Jim Billings went below with his mates, and their dripping clothes soon covered the cabin floor with slush.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mates, such as: combination, couple, duo, match, team, and two.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.