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The word "mate" uses 4 letters: aemt.

n. - The Paraguay tea, being the dried leaf of the Brazilian holly (Ilex Paraguensis). The infusion has a pleasant odor, with an agreeable bitter taste, and is much used for tea in South America. 2

n. - Same as Checkmate. 2

a. - See 2d Mat. 2

v. t. - To confuse; to confound. 2

v. t. - To checkmate. 2

n. - One who customarily associates with another; a companion; an associate; any object which is associated or combined with a similar object. 2

n. - Hence, specifically, a husband or wife; and among the lower animals, one of a pair associated for propagation and the care of their young. 2

n. - A suitable companion; a match; an equal. 2

n. - An officer in a merchant vessel ranking next below the captain. If there are more than one bearing the title, they are called, respectively, first mate, second mate, third mate, etc. In the navy, a subordinate officer or assistant; as, master's mate; surgeon's mate. 2

v. t. - To match; to marry. 2

v. t. - To match one's self against; to oppose as equal; to compete with. 2

v. i. - To be or become a mate or mates, especially in sexual companionship; as, some birds mate for life; this bird will not mate with that one. 2

Direct anagrams of mate:

meat meta tame team

Words formed by adding one letter before or after mate (in bold), or to aemt in any order:

n - ament meant menta r - armet mater ramet tamer y - etyma matey meaty d - mated tamed s - mates meats satem steam tames teams t - matte l - metal

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