Synonyms of mate in English:

mate


See definition of mate

noun

1‘he's gone off to the pub with his mates’

SYNONYMS

friend, companion, boon companion, comrade, intimate, familiar, confidant, alter ego, second self

playmate, classmate, schoolmate, workmate, team-mate, flatmate, room-mate

pal, chum, buddy, bosom pal, sidekick, cully, spar, crony, main man

china, mucker, butty, oppo

North American amigo, compadre, paisan, cohort, bro

South African gabba, homeboy

Northern English Scottish marrow, marrer

archaic compeer

rare fidus Achates

2‘see you later, mate’

SYNONYMS

man, my friend

pal, chum

cock, squire, matey

dated old fellow, old bean, old boy, old chap, old fruit

Irish Welsh boyo

North American bud, buster, amigo, Mac, bro, bubba, bo, jack, partner

NZ Australian cobber, digger

Indian bhai, yaar

South African jong, okie

3‘she's finally found her ideal mate’

SYNONYMS

partner, husband, wife, spouse, lover, live-in lover, amour, significant other, inamorato, inamorata, companion, helpmate, helpmeet, consort

informal other half, better half, hubby, missus, missis, old man, old lady, old woman

British informal dutch, trouble and strife

4‘I can't find the mate to this sock’

SYNONYMS

match, fellow, twin, companion, pair, one of a pair, other half, equivalent, counterpart

5‘a plumber's mate’

SYNONYMS

assistant, helper, apprentice, subordinate

collaborator, accomplice, aider and abetter

informal sidekick


verb

1‘pandas rarely mate in captivity’

SYNONYMS

breed, couple

formal copulate

2‘the cow was mated with a Charolais bull’

SYNONYMS

couple, pair, join, bring together