Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Brought together for sexual activity; bred; -- of animals.
  • adjective Sorted into pairs of identical size, color, or other properties; -- used of gloves, socks, etc.
  • adjective Same as married. Opposite of unmarried.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of mate.
  • adjective fitted together or interlocked

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  • adjective mated sexually
  • adjective used of gloves, socks, etc.
  • adjective of or relating to a marriage partner

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Examples

  • Rescue Orbiter resumes control in ALT to maneuver stack to long-term mated gravity gradient / Torque Equilibrium Attitude (TEA). "

    NASASpaceFlight.com

  • Rescue Orbiter resumes control in ALT to maneuver stack to long-term mated gravity gradient / Torque Equilibrium Attitude (TEA). "

    NASASpaceFlight.com

  • Sparks flew as the broadsword mated with the dagger and swept it aside as if it were no more than a feather.

    Conan the Fearless

  • Is it possible the first Starbuck, from the old series, joined the fray, and was killed -- remember, he "mated" with an angel and was stranded on a planet in Galactica 80, so his arrival could have been delayed.

    Mike Ragogna: OMG! No More BSG!

  • Joel Burns was 'mated' as well as 'married;' and when his wife died, he did not really lose her.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 3, March, 1864 Devoted to Literature and National Policy

  • Paul noticed that she spoke as if she had no realisation of the lives of lesser persons who might possibly wed because they were "mated" as well -- not for political reasons or ambition of family.

    Three Weeks

  • The Sydney-based study asks participants to rate the attractiveness of 120 bodies ranging from very thin to very overweight, and the most popular half are then "mated" using computer simulations to tweak their appearance.

    Medindia Health News

  • The Sydney-based study asks participants to rate the attractiveness of 120 bodies ranging from very thin to very overweight, and the most popular half are then "mated" using computer simulations to tweak their appearance.

    canada.com Top Stories

  • The Sydney-based study asks participants to rate the attractiveness of 120 bodies ranging from very thin to very overweight, and the most popular half are then "mated" using computer simulations to tweak their appearance.

    canada.com Top Stories

  • The Sydney-based study asks participants to rate the attractiveness of 120 bodies ranging from very thin to very overweight, and the most popular half are then "mated" using computer simulations to tweak their appearance.

    canada.com Top Stories

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