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mate in Animals topic

matemate2 ●○○ verb πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [intransitive]HBASY if animals mate, they have sex to produce babiesmate with πŸ”Š It’s quite common for male birds to mate with several females.2 [transitive]HBASY to put animals together so that they will have sex and produce babies πŸ”Š Rabbits can be mated as early as six months old.3 [transitive]DGB to achieve the checkmate of your opponent in chessβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
mateβ€’ In other words, some males are extraordinarily successful while others may never mate.β€’ With one Joey outside the pouch, she looks to mate again with available males.β€’ Nevertheless, they mate and produce Leech and Foam island, two beings considered failures.β€’ Two pigeons performed an elaborate and very noisy mating dance.β€’ A young woman does not mate faithfully with a wealthy tycoon.β€’ The birds mate in April and the eggs are hatched by June.β€’ They will mate in vials and breed in a couple of weeks.β€’ During the mating season, foxes become much more vocal.β€’ Any male who chose not to mate with certain kinds of females would mate less than his non-discriminatory competitors.