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
informal pal, chum, buddy, bosom pal, sidekick, cully, spar, crony, main man
British informal china, mucker, butty, oppo
North American informal amigo, compadre, paisan, cohort, bro
South African informal gabba, homeboy
Scottish, Northern English informal marrow, marrer, marra
archaic compeer
rare fidus Achates

2‘see you later, mate’

SYNONYMS
man, my friend
informal pal, chum
British informal cock, squire, matey
British informal, dated old fellow, old bean, old boy, old chap, old fruit
Welsh, Irish informal boyo
North American informal bud, buster, amigo, Mac, bro, bubba, bo, jack, partner
Australian, New Zealand informal cobber, digger
Indian informal bhai, yaar
South African informal 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 POSSLQ, person of the opposite sex sharing living quarters, 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

3‘people tend to mate with people from their own social class’

SYNONYMS
marry, get married to
wed, pair up, form a relationship
informal shack up