/ˈsjuimeɪt/ (say 'syooheemayt)

noun Chess
Also, sui. {Latin suī- of oneself + mate2}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • suimate — ˈsüˌī, ˈsüē+ˌ noun ( s) Etymology: Latin sui (gen.) of oneself + English mate more at suicide 1. : checkmate forced by the side that is checkmated called also self mate …   Useful english dictionary

  • suimate — /sooh uy mayt , sooh ee /, n. Chess. self mate. [1865 70; < L sui of oneself + MATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • suimate — sui·mate …   English syllables

  • self-mate — /self mayt /, n. Chess. a move that will cause a player s king to be mated within a certain number of subsequent moves. Also called suimate. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-mate — /sɛlf ˈmeɪt/ (say self mayt) noun Chess 1. a move or series of moves which lead inevitably to the mating of a player s own king. 2. a problem in which this is the object. Also, suimate …   Australian English dictionary

  • sui — /ˈsjui/ (say syoohee) noun Chess Colloquial → self mate. {shortened form of suimate} …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-mate — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun : suimate …   Useful english dictionary

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