Explicație mate în Dicționarul Englez Englez

mate

('mätā )

substantiv
a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent''s king
substantiv
an exact duplicate
"when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook"

substantiv
South American tea-like drink made from leaves of a South American holly called mate
substantiv
the officer below the master on a commercial ship
substantiv
informal term for a friend of the same sex
substantiv
the partner of an animal (especially a sexual partner)
"he loved the mare and all her mates"
"camels hate leaving their mates"

substantiv
a person''s partner in marriage
substantiv
a fellow member of a team
"it was his first start against his former teammates"

substantiv
South American holly
leaves used in making a drink like tea
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"

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"

verb
make love
"Birds mate in the Spring"





Sinonime:
(substantiv) checkmate, match, partner, spouse
(verb) copulate, couple, pair, twin