mat

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmæt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/mæt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(mat)

Inflections of 'mat' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
mats
v 3rd person singular
matting
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
matted
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
matted
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

mat

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. UK: a [plate, glass, cup] mat
  2. a [floor, kitchen, table, bathroom, bath, shower] mat
  3. a [wrestling, gym, trampoline, yoga] mat
  4. knelt on his prayer mat
  5. (the gymnast) landed [perfectly, awkwardly] on the mat
  6. was [thrown, hurled, dumped] onto the mat
  7. pinned her [rival, opponent] to the mat
  8. the mat cushioned the [fall, blow, impact]
  9. use a mat to [protect, soften, cushion]
  10. pulled out a mat of [hair, fur]
  11. his hair was [coming, falling] out in mats
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