mate

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. companion, chum, comrade; counterpart; consort, spouse; husband, wife. See friend, marriage, auxiliary.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [One of a pair]
Syn. complement, analog, counterpart; see match 2 .
2. [A companion]
Syn. partner, comrade, schoolfellow, stable companion, helpmate, playmate, classmate, buddy*, pal*, chum*, roomie*; see also friend 1 .
3. [A marriage partner]
Syn. spouse, bride, groom, bedmate, the old man*, the old lady*; see also husband , wife .
4. [A naval officer]
Syn. warrant officer, skipper, petty officer, next in command to a captain, first mate, second mate, third mate, boatswain's mate; see also officer 3 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
partner, twin, counterpart, fellow, double, equal, one of a pair, peer, sidekick, alter ego, companion, *buddy, friend, lover, spouse, colleague.
II
v.
pair up, couple, join up, marry, wed, breed, procreate, copulate.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. One of a matched pair of things: companion, counterpart, double, duplicate, fellow, match, twin. See SAME. 2. A husband or wife: consort, partner, spouse. Informal: better half. See MARRIAGE. 3. One who shares interests or activities with another: associate, chum, companion, comrade, crony, fellow. Informal: buddy, pal. See NEAR. 4. A person whom one knows well, likes, and trusts: amigo, brother, chum, confidant, confidante, familiar, friend, intimate1. Informal: bud2, buddy, pal. Slang: sidekick. See LOVE. II verb 1. To join or be joined in marriage: espouse, marry, wed. Slang: hitch. Idiom: tie the knot. See MARRIAGE. 2. To engage in sexual relations with: bed, copulate, couple, have, sleep with, take. Idioms: go to bed with, make love, make whoopee, roll in the hay. See SEX.

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