FRIEND UK informal › a friend
arkadaş She's my best mate. Pete was there with a couple of mates.641
TALKING TO A MAN UK informal › You call a man 'mate' when you are speaking to him informally.
ahbap, arkadaş, dost Thanks, mate.642
ANIMAL › an animal's sexual partner
eşi; dişisi/erkeği Swans keep the same mate throughout their life.357