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soul mate

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noun
  1. 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.
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Origin of soul mate

First recorded in 1815–25
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soul mate

noun
  1. a person for whom one has a deep affinity, esp a lover, wife, husband, etc
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Word Origin and History for soulmate

n.

1822 (as soul mate), first attested in Coleridge, from soul (n.1) + mate (n.). One-word form is from early 20c.

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