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5 entries found for mate.
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Main Entry: 1mate
Pronunciation: primarystressmamacrt
Function: noun
1 a : 2ASSOCIATE 1, companion b : an assistant worker : HELPER <plumber's mate>
2 : a deck officer on a merchant ship ranking below the captain
3 a : either member of a married couple b : one of a breeding pair of animals <a dove and its mate> c : either of two matched objects <the mate to a glove>

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