Synonyms of mat in English:

mat


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noun

1‘the wooden floor was covered by two mats’

SYNONYMS
rug, runner, carpet, drugget
doormat, welcome mat, hearthrug, bath mat, rag rug, scatter rug
bearskin, sheepskin
Indian dhurrie, numdah
kilim
flokati
Soumak
North American floorcloth
South African kaross

2‘he put the casserole on a mat to protect the table’

SYNONYMS
table mat, place mat
coaster, doily
British beer mat, drip mat

3‘a thick mat of hair’

SYNONYMS
mass, tangle, knot, mop, thatch, shock, mane, cluster, mesh

verb

1‘his hair was matted with blood’

SYNONYMS
tangle, entangle, knot, ravel, snarl up