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sex

noun

1 sex

Activities associated with sexual intercourse:
— They had sex in the back seat.

synonyms: sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice.

Roget 43: junction; joining etc. v.; joinder [Law], union connection, conjunction, conjugation; annexion, annexation, annexment; astriction, attachment, compagination, ... show more

Dutch: sex, bijslaap, cohabitatie, copulatie, coïtus, gemeenschap, geslachtsdaad, geslachtsgemeenschap, geslachtsverkeer, liefdesdaad ... show more
Polish: te sprawy, te rzeczy, to



2 sex

Either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided.

Dutch: geslacht, geslachtsgemeenschap, seks, sexe

3 sex

All of the feelings resulting from the urge to gratify sexual impulses:
— He wanted a better sex life.
— The film contained no sex or violence.

synonym: sexual urge.

4 sex

The properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles:
— She didn't want to know the sex of the foetus.

synonyms: gender, sexuality.

Roget 75: class, division, category, categorema, head, order, section; department, subdepartment, province, domain.    kind, sort, genus, ... show more

Roget 374a: sex, sexuality, gender; male, masculinity, maleness etc. 373; female, femininity etc. 374.    sexual intercourse, copulation, ... show more

Dutch: geslacht, geslachtsleven, kunne, seks, sekse, seksualiteit, sexualiteit
Polish: płciowość

verb

1 sex

Stimulate sexually.

synonyms: arouse, excite, turn on, wind up.

Dutch: opwekken, opwinden

2 sex

Tell the sex (of young chickens).


Moby thesaurus: Amor, Christian love, Eros, Platonic love, act of love, admiration, adoration, adultery, affection, agape, amorous, aphrodisia, ardency, ardor, ass, attachment, balling, bodily love, brotherly love, caritas ... show more.

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