Definition of soul mate in English:

soul mate

(also soulmate)


  • A person ideally suited to another as a close friend or romantic partner.

    • ‘The partner who is your soulmate is no longer enough, and nor is one lifelong best friend.’
    • ‘More than that, theirs is a great love story, an exquisitely painful romance of two self-proclaimed soulmates who can't live together yet can't live apart.’
    • ‘I'm particularly irked by this one woman in my vicinity who fills her cubicle with nonsensical items like plaques that contain lame poetry about soulmates and puppies and such.’
    • ‘Our partners are our companions, our soulmates, our loves.’
    • ‘Friends say the relationship has endured because the two are true soulmates, sharing a passion for country pursuits.’
    • ‘And as it turned out, what I truly wanted was to be back with my baby, my best friend, my soulmate.’
    • ‘She has always been there for him in many roles - friend, confidante, soulmate and lover.’
    • ‘What it says about these women is that they have bought into a myth of soulmates and some romantic fairyland.’
    • ‘More soulmate than partner, he has been as central to her existence as any human being could be.’
    • ‘Ask Americans today to define marriage, and they are likely to describe it as a private intimate relationship between two soulmates.’
    • ‘He was my buddy, my love, my soulmate, we were a great team.’
    • ‘As I pondered Jim's question, I realised that my (male and female) friends are closer to soulmates than the men I've been romantically involved with.’
    • ‘He's my soulmate, my best friend and nothing surprises me about him.’
    • ‘She was my best friend and my soulmate, but I couldn't understand her and I couldn't understand my feelings for her.’
    • ‘I recently got a call from a friend saying my soulmate was looking for me.’
    • ‘These types of soulmate are your closest friends or a person whom you really click with.’
    • ‘God may have made a soulmate or a few soulmates for you.’
    • ‘For example, if we wish for a soulmate and focus only on ourselves and our partner there will be a great risk of picking the wrong person.’
    • ‘Deb & Dave convinced my jaded self that soulmates are real.’
    • ‘The chance you'll meet your soulmate in high school is next to none.’
    companion, boon companion, bosom friend, best friend, close friend, intimate, confidante, confidant, familiar, soul mate, alter ego, second self, shadow, playmate, playfellow, classmate, schoolmate, workmate, ally, comrade, associate
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soul mate

/ˈsōl ˌmāt/