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mate2

mate2

 
pronunciation:
meIt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, interjection
part of speech: noun
definition: in chess, the placing of a king in a check from which there is no escape; checkmate.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: mated, mates, mating
definition: in chess, to put (the opponent's king) in a check from which it cannot escape; checkmate.
 
part of speech: interjection
definition: checkmate (said in chess when the victor traps the opponent's king).