Translation of "mate" - English-Spanish dictionary

mate

noun uk /meɪt/

B1 UK informal a friend

amigo, -a, colega
She’s my best mate.

UK informal You call a man ‘mate’ when you are speaking to him informally.

colega
Thanks, mate.

an animal’s sexual partner

pareja de apareamiento
verb uk /meɪt/ present participle mating, past tense and past participle mated

When animals mate, they have sex in order to produce babies.

aparearse

(Translation of “mate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

mate

verb /meit/

to come, or bring (animals etc), together for breeding

aparear, acoplar
The bears have mated and produced a cub.

(chess) to checkmate (someone).

dar jaque mate

(Translation of “mate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)