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14.
1. A friend or companion.
2. A slang in the UK and Australia used with both friends and common people.
3. A sexual partner.
4. (If your a girl) Your lesbian sex mate that you have bit on her ear to mark her.
5. The origin of the internet word m8.
1. Hey mate wan't a beer?
2. Hey mate wan't a beer?
3. Hey Sofie.. Wanna mate?
4. Your my mate!! ^.^ (Usualy followed by lot's of oral sex)
5. 5up m8!!111
by bobby bobby bobsalot September 19, 2008
 
1.
Slang for "friend" used in New Zealand, Britain, Australia and Tasmania
"What's goin' on mate?!"
by Daniel September 22, 2004
 
2.
1. A friend or companion.
2. A sexual partner.
1. This is my mate Eddie.
2. This is my mate Eddie.
by louis October 18, 2001
 
3.
the traditional greeting in Australia
g'day mate how r ya?
by Phill August 16, 2003
 
4.
A male companion to share beer and sports with.
Me and my mate go to the PUB every Friday after to work to have a beer and watch the footy.
by The Slater November 04, 2003
 
5.
A word meaning friend or in some cases, the equivolent of "man". Most often used in Australia, New Zealand and Britain.
"G'day mate"

"Me and me mates hit the pub the other night and got plastered"
by Codesta August 10, 2005
 
6.
Word describing a friend, recognisably Australian though also used in Britain and New Zealand. In Australia, the term is most commonly used between men, when they cannot remember each other's names.
Man 1: Hey mate, how you going?
Man 2: I'm alright mate - hey mate, isn't that a mate of yours?
by scrabelle April 29, 2006
 
7.
Something Kiwis say when they want to be like Australians.
Put yir sendels on maite!
by Taswegian February 01, 2005