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  • n  a pair of people who live together
  • n  the officer below the master on a commercial ship
  • n  a fellow member of a team
    it was his first start against his former teammates
  • n  the partner of an animal (especially a sexual partner)
    he loved the mare and all her mates
    camels hate leaving their mates
  • n  a person's partner in marriage
  • n  an exact duplicate
  • n  one of a pair
  • n  South American holly; leaves used in making a drink like tea
  • n  informal term for a friend of the same sex
  • n  South American tea-like drink made from leaves of a South American holly called mate
  • n  a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king
  • v  engage in sexual intercourse
  • v  bring two objects, ideas, or people together
  • v  place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game
  • v  twist together or entwine into a confusing mass
  • v  change texture so as to become matted and felt-like

  • People also searched frequently for Palin's physical stats particularly her age and height as they did with the other candidates and running mates.
News & Articles


  • Milan Jovanović in The Press Association
    It is an honour for me to sign for one of the biggest clubs in football,said the 2008 Belgian footballer of the year. "I cannot wait to start working with the manager and I'm looking forward to joining up with my new team-mates on our...
  • Shannon Szabados in BBC Sport
    I looked up in the stands and saw a sign that said, 'Proud to be Canadian,' and that's what I am today,said Szabados. "My team-mates were unbelievable today. We played a great game, and this is an incredible moment."
  • David Silva in The Press Association
    Speaking from Spain's World Cup base, Silva told the club's website, "Firstly I would like to thank Valencia as a club and all of their loyal fans, and my team-mates there and staff. I have enjoyed six years at Valencia, they...

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