mated mated adj. 1. Brought together for sexual activity; bred; -- of animals. [WordNet 1.5]

2. Sorted into pairs of identical size, color, or other properties; -- used of gloves, socks, etc.

Syn: paired. [WordNet 1.5]

3. Same as {married}. Opposite of {unmarried}; as, they were a devoted couple, mated for life. [WordNet 1.5]

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