Definitions For Mate


  • A chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king
  • An exact duplicate
  • South American tea-like drink made from leaves of a South American holly called mate
  • The officer below the master on a commercial ship
  • Informal term for a friend of the same sex
  • The partner of an animal (especially a sexual partner)
  • A person's partner in marriage
  • A fellow member of a team
  • South American holly; leaves used in making a drink like tea
  • One of a pair


  • Place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game
  • Bring two objects, ideas, or people together
  • Engage in sexual intercourse

Is Mate a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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The word Mate is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

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