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soul mate

or soulmate

a person with whom one has a strong affinity, shared values and tastes, and often a romantic bond:
I married my soul mate; you don't get much luckier than that.
Origin of soul mate
First recorded in 1815-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • If he is not the soul mate she thinks him, the attraction will wane.

    Happiness and Marriage Elizabeth (Jones) Towne
  • In a few years I found that my soul mate was no mate at all!

    Happiness and Marriage Elizabeth (Jones) Towne
  • I was, as we say in our cult, able to visionize my soul mate.

    The Gay Gnani of Gingalee Florence Huntley
  • If this new love is the "soul mate" she thinks, the attraction will be all the stronger and steadier in a year or two from now.

    Happiness and Marriage Elizabeth (Jones) Towne
  • As to the new one, not even you can know for certain whether that other man would pan out the soul mate you now imagine him.

    Happiness and Marriage Elizabeth (Jones) Towne
British Dictionary definitions for soul mate

soul mate

a person for whom one has a deep affinity, esp a lover, wife, husband, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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