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 for Mated
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mate \Mate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mated; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Mating.]
     1. To match; to marry.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              If she be mated with an equal husband. --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To match one's self against; to oppose as equal; to
        compete with.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              There is no passion in the mind of man so weak but
              it mates and masters the fear of death. --Bacon.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              I, . . . in the way of loyalty and truth, . . .
              Dare mate a sounder man than Surrey can be. --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. To breed; to bring (animals) together for the purpose of
        breeding; as, she mated a doberman with a German shepherd.
        [PJC]
  
     4. To join together; to fit together; to connect; to link;
        as, he mated a saw blade to a broom handle to cut
        inaccessible branches.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  mated
      adj 1: mated sexually [ant: unmated]
      2: used of gloves, socks, etc. [syn: mated, paired]
      3: of or relating to a marriage partner

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  39 Moby Thesaurus words for "mated":
     allied, assembled, associated, banded together, biconjugate,
     bigeminate, bijugate, bound, bracketed, collected, conjoined,
     conjugate, conjugated, connected, copulate, coupled, gathered,
     hand-in-glove, hand-in-hand, incorporated, integrated, intimate,
     joined, knotted, leagued, linked, married, matched, merged, one,
     paired, partnered, spliced, tied, undivided, united, unseparated,
     wedded, yoked
  
  

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