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matt

(mæt) or

matte

adj, n, vb
variant spellings of mat22, mat13, mat25

Matt.

Matthew.

matt


Past participle: matted
Gerund: matting

Imperative
matt
matt
Present
I matt
you matt
he/she/it matts
we matt
you matt
they matt
Preterite
I matted
you matted
he/she/it matted
we matted
you matted
they matted
Present Continuous
I am matting
you are matting
he/she/it is matting
we are matting
you are matting
they are matting
Present Perfect
I have matted
you have matted
he/she/it has matted
we have matted
you have matted
they have matted
Past Continuous
I was matting
you were matting
he/she/it was matting
we were matting
you were matting
they were matting
Past Perfect
I had matted
you had matted
he/she/it had matted
we had matted
you had matted
they had matted
Future
I will matt
you will matt
he/she/it will matt
we will matt
you will matt
they will matt
Future Perfect
I will have matted
you will have matted
he/she/it will have matted
we will have matted
you will have matted
they will have matted
Future Continuous
I will be matting
you will be matting
he/she/it will be matting
we will be matting
you will be matting
they will be matting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been matting
you have been matting
he/she/it has been matting
we have been matting
you have been matting
they have been matting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been matting
you will have been matting
he/she/it will have been matting
we will have been matting
you will have been matting
they will have been matting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been matting
you had been matting
he/she/it had been matting
we had been matting
you had been matting
they had been matting
Conditional
I would matt
you would matt
he/she/it would matt
we would matt
you would matt
they would matt
Past Conditional
I would have matted
you would have matted
he/she/it would have matted
we would have matted
you would have matted
they would have matted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.matt - the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss
dullness - a lack of visual brightness; "the brightness of the orange sky was reflected in the dullness of the orange sea"
Adj.1.matt - not reflecting lightmatt - not reflecting light; not glossy; "flat wall paint"; "a photograph with a matte finish"
dull - emitting or reflecting very little light; "a dull glow"; "dull silver badly in need of a polish"; "a dull sky"
Translations

matt

[mæt] ADJmate

matt

[ˈmæt] adj [paint, colour, finish, paper] → mat(e)
matt photograph → photo f sur papier mat

matt

adjmatt, mattiert; a paint with a matt finishein Mattlack m

matt

[mæt] adjopaco/a
References in classic literature ?
At last we reached a large and handsome building of bamboos, and were by signs told to enter it, the natives opening a lane for us through which to pass; on entering without ceremony, we threw our exhausted frames upon the mats that covered the floor.
Reclining upon our mats, we now held a kind of levee, giving audience to successive troops of the natives, who introduced themselves to us by pronouncing their respective names, and retired in high good humour on receiving ours in return.
It was the largest house in the village, ambitiously ornamented with fancy-plaited mats and king-posts carved into obscene and monstrous forms half-human and half-animal.
There were mats of woven grasses on the floor and the place was clean and neat; but his Majesty had no other furniture at all--perhaps because he didn't need it.
It had only one room and no furniture except beds of clean straw and a few mats of woven grasses; but our travelers were contented with these simple things because they realized it was the best the Donkey-King had to offer them.
I hesitated, for I confess I did not much like the look of the mats on which he proposed that I should sleep; but I shrugged my shoulders.
Then I took him and wrapped him up in my bundle of medicines, and outside of all I rolled a mat of plaited grass.
I loosed the mat and drew the dead child from the medicines, glancing round fearfully as I did so.
Five goats and a new sleeping mat are scarce enough in exchange for Bukawai's medicine.
I remember the same objection being made to a set of sable functionaries, whom my friend, Mat Lewis, introduced as the guards and mischief-doing satellites of the wicked Baron, in his Castle Spectre.
But what satisfaction will the nature of the animal be to me when the animal shall have tempted my Mat away from the musical business to New Zealand or Australey?
Now the white road to Delhi is mat for his feet, The sal and the kikar must guard him from heat; His home is the camp, and the waste, and the crowd-- He is seeking the Way as bairagi avowed!