Spouses vs Mates - What's the difference?

spouses | mates |


As verbs the difference between spouses and mates

is that spouses is (spouse) while mates is .

As a noun spouses

is .

spouses

English

Noun

(head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (spouse)
  • mates

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • Friendly; having a friendship (with).
  • He is mates with my brother.

    Usage notes

    * Only used as a predicate.

    Synonyms

    * chummy (British''), chums (''British''), friendly, friends, pally (''British''), pals (''British )

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