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See also Mat., mât, mať, and mạt

English

Pronunciation

Noun

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Singular
mat

Plural
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  1. A flat piece of coarse material used for wiping one’s feet, or as a decorative or protective floor covering
  2. A small flat piece of material used to protect a surface from anything hot or rough; a coaster
  3. (athletics) A floor pad to protect athletes
  4. A thickly tangled mess, of hair etc
  5. a thick paper or paperboard border used to inset and center the contents of a frame

Translations

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Verb

Infinitive
to mat

Third person singular
mat

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
t

to mat (third-person singular simple present mat, present participle t, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. (transitive) to cover, protect or decorate (something) with mats
  2. (intransitive) to form a thick, tangled mess

Breton

Pronunciation

Adjective

mat

  1. good

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Dutch

Noun

mat (Plural: matten, diminutive: matje)

  1. rug
  2. checkmate

Adjective

mat, matte (comparative matter, mattere; superlative matst, matste)

  1. matte

Verb

mat

  1. singular past tense of meten

French

Homophones

maths

Adjective

mat, mate (f')

  1. matt
  2. pale

Noun

mat

  1. checkmate

Norwegian

Noun

mat m.

  1. food

See also


Romansch

Etymology

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Noun

mat m.

  1. boy

Slovak

Etymology

from Arabic of Persian origin shāh māt (the king is left unable to escape)

Noun

mat m, maty pl
mat stem
matu gen sg
  1. the final move in a chess game, the checkmate

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Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

mat c.

Declination for mat Singular Uncountable
Common Indefinite Definite
Nominative mat maten
Genitive mats matens
  1. food

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