Mismate Mis*mate", v. t. To mate wrongly or unsuitably; to mismatch; as, to mismate gloves or shoes; a mismated couple. [1913 Webster]

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  • mismate — [mis māt′] vt., vi. mismated, mismating to mate badly or unsuitably …   English World dictionary

  • mismate — /mis mayt /, v.t., v.i., mismated, mismating. to mate unsuitably or wrongly. [1890 95; MIS 1 + MATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • mismate — mɪs meɪt v. improper or unsuccessful mating …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mismate — mis·mate …   English syllables

  • mismate — mis•mate′ v. mat•ed, mat•ing …   From formal English to slang

  • mismate — /mɪsˈmeɪt/ (say mis mayt) verb (i) (mismated, mismating) to mate amiss or unsuitably …   Australian English dictionary

  • mismate — verb provide with an unsuitable mate • Hypernyms: ↑match, ↑mate, ↑couple, ↑pair, ↑twin • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …   Useful english dictionary

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  • break off — Synonyms and related words: agree to disagree, be at cross purposes, break, clash, collide, conflict, contradict, counter, cut off, differ, disaccord, disagree, disarrange, discontinue, disjoin, dissent, intermit, interrupt, jangle, jar, jostle,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • clash — Synonyms and related words: Babel, Discordia, Eris, action, aerial combat, affray, agree to disagree, altercation, antagonism, antagonize, antipathy, appulse, argue, argument, armored combat, bang, bang into, battle, battle royal, be antipathetic …   Moby Thesaurus

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