Is mates a Scrabble word?

Yes, mates is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 7 points in Scrabble, and 8 points in Words with Friends

Mates is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word mates

The meaning of mates


16 definitions of the word mates.


  1. Engage in sexual intercourse
  2. Bring two objects, ideas, or people together
  3. Place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game
  4. Twist together or entwine into a confusing mass
  5. Change texture so as to become matted and felt-like


  1. A pair of people who live together
  2. The officer below the master on a commercial ship
  3. A fellow member of a team
  4. The partner of an animal (especially a sexual partner)
  5. A person's partner in marriage
  6. An exact duplicate
  7. One of a pair
  8. South American holly; leaves used in making a drink like tea
  9. Informal term for a friend of the same sex
  10. South American tea-like drink made from leaves of a South American holly called mate
  11. A chess move constituting an inescapable and indefensible attack on the opponent's king

What Scrabble words can I make with the letters in mates?

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5 Anagrams of Mates

Anagrams are words that use the same letters as other words, but in a different order.

Anagrams are sometimes called a Word Unscramble

Words that can be created with an extra letter added to mates:

Unscramble the letters in mates

There are 12 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'mates'.

More words that can be made using the letters in mates