matear
intransitive verb
1. (colloquial) (to consume maté) (Southern Cone) 
Los domingos me gusta matear echado en el sofá mientras leo un buen libro.On Sundays I like to drink maté while lying on the couch reading a good book.
2. (hunting) 
El perro estuvo mateando pero no encontró la presa.The dog searched in the bushes but didn't find the prey.
transitive verb
3. (chess) 
Si la torre se mueve, las blancas corren el riesgo de ser mateadas.If the rook moves, white risks being checkmated.
matear
intransitive verb
1. (general) 
a. to drink maté (Southern Cone) 
matear
transitive verb
(Agr) to plant at regular intervals; sow in groups
intransitive verb
1 (Botánica) to sprout (thickly)
2 [+perro] to hunt among the bushes
matear
intransitive verb
(Latinoamérica) to drink maté
matear
transitive verb
(S. Cone)
1 (Ajedrez) to checkmate
2 (mezclar) to mix
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