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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) mate

Synonyms: checkmate, mate Definition: a chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king

Hypernyms: chess move Definition: the act of moving a chess piece

Synonyms: match, mate Definition: an exact duplicate Usage: when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook

Hypernyms: duplicate, duplication Definition: a copy that corresponds to an original exactly Usage: he made a duplicate for the files

Synonyms: mate Definition: South American tea-like drink made from leaves of a South American holly called mate

Hypernyms: potable, beverage, drink, drinkable Definition: any liquid suitable for drinking Usage: may I take your beverage order?

Synonyms: mate, first mate Definition: the officer below the master on a commercial ship

Hypernyms: officer, ship's officer Definition: a person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel Usage: he is the officer in charge of the ship's engines

Synonyms: mate Definition: informal term for a friend of the same sex

Hypernyms: friend Definition: a person you know well and regard with affection and trust Usage: he was my best friend at the university

Synonyms: mate Definition: the partner of an animal (especially a sexual partner) Usage: he loved the mare and all her mates; camels hate leaving their mates

Hypernyms: animal, animate being, beast, fauna, brute, creature Definition: a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

Synonyms: spouse, partner, married person, mate, better half Definition: a person's partner in marriage

Hypernyms: spousal equivalent, spouse equivalent, significant other, domestic partner Definition: a person (not necessarily a spouse) with whom you cohabit and share a long-term sexual relationship

Hypernyms: relation, relative Definition: a person related by blood or marriage Usage: police are searching for relatives of the deceased; he has distant relations back in New Jersey

Synonyms: teammate, mate Definition: a fellow member of a team Usage: it was his first start against his former teammates

Hypernyms: associate Definition: a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor Usage: he had to consult his associate before continuing

Synonyms: Ilex paraguariensis, Paraguay tea, mate Definition: South American holly; leaves used in making a drink like tea

Hypernyms: holly Definition: any tree or shrub of the genus Ilex having red berries and shiny evergreen leaves with prickly edges

Synonyms: mate, fellow Definition: one of a pair Usage: he lost the mate to his shoe; one eye was blue but its fellow was brown

Hypernyms: singleton Definition: a single object (as distinguished from a pair)

Synonyms for (verb) mate

Synonyms: mate, checkmate Definition: place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game Usage: Kasparov checkmated his opponent after only a few moves

Hypernyms: trounce, crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out Definition: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict Usage: Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

Synonyms: couple, twin, pair, match, mate Definition: bring two objects, ideas, or people together Usage: 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

Hypernyms: join, bring together Definition: cause to become joined or linked Usage: join these two parts so that they fit together

Synonyms: copulate, couple, pair, mate Definition: engage in sexual intercourse Usage: Birds mate in the Spring

Hypernyms: conjoin, join Definition: make contact or come together Usage: The two roads join here