• the officer below the master on a commercial ship
  • a fellow member of a team;
    • "it was his first start against his former teammates"
  • the partner of an animal (especially a sexual partner);
    • "he loved the mare and all her mates"
    • "camels hate leaving their mates"
  • a person's partner in marriage
  • an exact duplicate;
  • one of a pair;
    • "he lost the mate to his shoe"
  • South American holly; leaves used in making a drink like tea
  • informal term for a friend of the same sex
  • South American tea-like drink made from leaves of a South American holly called mate
  • a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king
  • engage in sexual intercourse;
    • "Birds mate in the Spring"
  • bring two objects, ideas, or people together;
  • 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"
  • MATE v MATED, MATING, MATES to join as mates (partners in a union)

Scrabble Score: 6

mate is a valid Scrabble (US) TWL word

mate is a valid Scrabble Word in Merriam-Webster MW Dictionary

mate is a valid Scrabble Word in International Collins CSW Dictionary

Words With Friends Score: 7

mate is a valid Words With Friends word