intercourse

intercourse
Synonyms and related words:
ESP, accord, act of love, addition, adjunct, adultery, affairs, affiliation, affinity, agglomeration, agglutination, aggregation, alliance, alternation, answer, aphrodisia, approximation, articulation, ass, assemblage, association, balance of trade, balling, big business, bond, bracketing, business, business dealings, carnal knowledge, climax, closeness, clustering, coaction, cohabitation, coition, coitus, coitus interruptus, collegiality, colloquial discourse, colloquy, combination, commerce, commercial affairs, commercial relations, communication, communion, community, complementary distribution, concatenation, concourse, concurrence, confluence, congeries, conglomeration, congress, conjugation, conjunction, connectedness, connection, contact, contiguity, contrariety, convergence, conversation, converse, conversing, cooperation, copula, copulation, correspondence, coupling, dealing, dealings, deduction, diddling, discourse, disjunction, engagement, exchange, fair trade, fellowship, filiation, fornication, free trade, gathering, give-and-take, homology, hookup, industry, information, interaction, interchange, intercommunication, intercommunion, interlacing, interlinking, interlocution, intermeshing, interplay, intertwining, interweaving, interworking, intimacy, joinder, joining, jointure, junction, knotting, liaison, linguistic intercourse, link, linkage, linking, lovemaking, making it with, marital relations, market, marketing, marriage, marriage act, mating, meat, meeting, mercantile business, merchantry, merger, merging, mesh, meshing, message, multilateral trade, mutual attraction, nearness, onanism, orgasm, ovum, pairing, pareunia, procreation, propinquity, proximity, quid pro quo, rapping, rapport, reciprocal trade, relatedness, relation, relations, relationship, reply, response, restraint of trade, screwing, seesaw, sex, sex act, sexual climax, sexual commerce, sexual congress, sexual intercourse, sexual relations, sexual union, similarity, sleeping with, small business, social activity, social intercourse, social relations, speaking, speech, speech circuit, speech situation, sperm, splice, symbiosis, sympathy, talking, telepathy, the business world, the marketplace, tie, tie-in, tie-up, tit for tat, touch, trade, traffic, truck, two-way communication, unification, unilateral trade, union, venery, verbal intercourse, yoking

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • intercourse — intercourse, commerce, traffic, dealings, communication, communion, conversation, converse, correspondence are comparable when meaning the connection established between persons or peoples through a medium that permits interchange (as of… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • intercourse — [ ɛ̃tɛrkurs ] n. f. • 1839; mot angl. , de inter et course « cours » 1 ♦ Dr. mar. Droit réciproque d accès et de pratique de certains ports accordé mutuellement aux navires de deux nations. 2 ♦ Rare Ensemble des relations entre habitants de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Intercourse — In ter*course, n. [Formerly entercourse, OF. entrecours commerce, exchange, F. entrecours a reciprocal right on neighboring lands, L. intercursus a running between, fr. intercurrere to run between. See {Inter }, and {Course}.] 1. A commingling;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intercourse — The use of this word as short for sexual intercourse (first recorded in 1798 but not common before the 20c) has made it difficult to use it in its general meaning ‘communication or dealings between individuals, nations, etc.’, and a claim such as …   Modern English usage

  • intercourse — or sexual intercourse [in′tər kôrs΄] n. 1. [ME entercours < OFr entrecours < L intercursus: see INTER & COURSE] 2. munication or dealings between or among people, countries, etc.; interchange of products, services, ideas, feelings, etc. 3.… …   English World dictionary

  • intercourse — [n1] sexual act carnal knowledge, coition, coitus, copulation, fornication, intimacy, love making, relations, sex, sexual relations; concept 375 intercourse [n2] communication; business exchange association, commerce, communion, connection,… …   New thesaurus

  • intercourse — ► NOUN 1) communication or dealings between people. 2) sexual intercourse. ORIGIN Latin intercursus, from intercurrere intervene …   English terms dictionary

  • intercourse — index business (commerce), commerce, communication (discourse), contact (association), dealings …   Law dictionary

  • intercourse — (n.) mid 15c., communication to and fro, from O.Fr. entrecours exchange, commerce, from L.L. intercursus a running between, intervention, from intercursus, pp. of intercurrere to run between, from L. inter between (see INTER (Cf. inter )) +… …   Etymology dictionary

  • intercourse — noun 1 sex ADJECTIVE ▪ sexual ▪ heterosexual, homosexual ▪ anal, vaginal ▪ consensual, non consensual …   Collocations dictionary

  • intercourse — n. 1) to have intercourse with 2) anal; heterosexual; oral; sexual intercourse 3) social intercourse 4) intercourse among, between; with * * * [ ɪntəkɔːs] between heterosexual oral sexual intercourse with anal …   Combinatory dictionary

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