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in·ter·course

 (ĭn′tər-kôrs′)
n.
1. Dealings or communications between persons or groups.
2. Sexual intercourse.

[Middle English entercours, commercial dealings, from Old French entrecours, from Latin intercursus, a running between, interposition, from past participle of intercurrere, to mingle with : inter-, inter- + currere, to run; see kers- in Indo-European roots.]

intercourse

(ˈɪntəˌkɔːs)
n
1. communication or exchange between individuals; mutual dealings
[C15: from Medieval Latin intercursus business, from Latin intercurrere to run between, from currere to run]

in•ter•course

(ˈɪn tərˌkɔrs, -ˌkoʊrs)

n.
1. dealings or communication between individuals, groups, countries, etc.
2. interchange of thoughts, feelings, etc.
3. sexual relations or a sexual coupling, esp. coitus.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Medieval Latin]

in·ter·course

(ĭn′tər-kôrs′)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intercourse - communication between individuals
intercommunication - mutual communication; communication with each other; "they intercepted intercommunication between enemy ships"
communion, sharing - sharing thoughts and feelings
2.intercourse - the act of sexual procreation between a man and a womanintercourse - the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
defloration - the act of depriving a woman of her virginity (especially by rupturing the hymen through sexual intercourse)
insemination - the introduction of semen into the genital tract of a female
hank panky - illicit sexual intercourse
penetration - the act (by a man) of inserting his penis into the vagina of a woman
criminal congress, unlawful carnal knowledge - forbidden or tabu sexual intercourse between individuals

intercourse

noun
1. sexual intercourse, sex (informal), lovemaking, the other (informal), congress, fucking (taboo slang), screwing (taboo slang), intimacy, shagging (Brit. taboo slang), sexual relations, sexual act, nookie (slang), copulation, coitus, carnal knowledge, intimate relations, rumpy-pumpy (slang), legover (slang), coition We didn't have intercourse.

intercourse

noun
The exchange of ideas by writing, speech, or signals:
Obsolete: converse.
Translations
إتصال جِنْسي، جِماععُلاقات إجْتِماعيَّه او تِجاريَّه
pohlavní stykstyk
forbindelsesamlejesamvær
sukupuoliyhdyntä
samfarirsamskipti
lytinis aktassantykiaisueitis
attiecībasdzimumsakarisakari
styk
samlag

intercourse

[ˈɪntəkɔːs] N
1. (frm) → relaciones fpl, trato m (Comm) → comercio m
2. (also sexual intercourse) → acto m sexual, coito m
to have (sexual) intercourse with sbtener relaciones sexuales con algn

intercourse

[ˈɪntərkɔːrs] n
(= sex) → rapports mpl
to have intercourse → avoir des rapports
to have intercourse with sb → avoir des rapports avec qn
social intercourse (old-fashioned)rapports mpl sociaux

intercourse

n
Verkehr m; commercial intercourseHandelsbeziehungen pl; human intercourseVerkehr mmit Menschen; social intercoursegesellschaftlicher Verkehr
(sexual) intercourse(Geschlechts)verkehr m; anal intercourseAnalverkehr m; did intercourse take place?hat (Geschlechts)verkehr or Beischlaf stattgefunden?

intercourse

[ˈɪntəˌkɔːs] n
a. (also sexual intercourse) → rapporti mpl sessuali
to have (sexual) intercourse with sb → avere rapporti sessuali con qn
b. (frm) (communication) → rapporti mpl, relazioni fpl

intercourse

(ˈintəkoːs) noun
1. sexual act.
2. conversation, business dealings, trade etc between two or more people, countries etc.

in·ter·course

n. [sexual] coito, relaciones sexuales; intercambio, comunicación.

intercourse

n coito (form), relaciones fpl sexuales, relaciones (fam), el acto sexual; unprotected — relaciones sexuales sin protección; When was the last time you had intercourse?.. ¿Cuándo fue la última vez que tuvo relaciones (sexuales)?…during intercourse..durante el acto sexual..durante las relaciones sexuales
References in classic literature ?
Should our whole intercourse consist of an exchange of compliments?
In the course of these civilities, a few sentences were exchanged, that served to establish the appearance of an amicable intercourse between the parties.
And inaudible, too, by mortal ear, but heard with all-comprehending love and pity in the farthest heaven, that almost agony of prayer --now whispered, now a groan, now a struggling silence--wherewith she besought the Divine assistance through the day Evidently, this is to be a day of more than ordinary trial to Miss Hepzibah, who, for above a quarter of a century gone by, has dwelt in strict seclusion, taking no part in the business of life, and just as little in its intercourse and pleasures.
He appeared thus again with I won't say greater distinctness, for that was impossible, but with a nearness that represented a forward stride in our intercourse and made me, as I met him, catch my breath and turn cold.
Until the whale fishery rounded Cape Horn, no commerce but colonial, scarcely any intercourse but colonial, was carried on between Europe and the long line of the opulent Spanish provinces on the Pacific coast.
That is, I mean that I could not be a Christian otherwise, though I have certainly had intercourse with a great many enlightened and Christian people who did no such thing; and I confess that the apathy of religious people on this subject, their want of perception of wrongs that filled me with horror, have engendered in me more scepticism than any other thing.
There seems to be no chilly distance existing between the German students and the professor; but, on the contrary, a companionable intercourse, the opposite of chilliness and reserve.
A large debt of gratitude was owing here; but the intercourse of the last seven years, the equal footing and perfect unreserve which had soon followed Isabella's marriage, on their being left to each other, was yet a dearer, tenderer recollection.
One other short call in Harley Street, in which Elinor received her brother's congratulations on their travelling so far towards Barton without any expense, and on Colonel Brandon's being to follow them to Cleveland in a day or two, completed the intercourse of the brother and sisters in town;--and a faint invitation from Fanny, to come to Norland whenever it should happen to be in their way, which of all things was the most unlikely to occur, with a more warm, though less public, assurance, from John to Elinor, of the promptitude with which he should come to see her at Delaford, was all that foretold any meeting in the country.
She had a turn for narrative, I for analysis; she liked to inform, I to question; so we got on swimmingly together, deriving much entertainment, if not much improvement, from our mutual intercourse.
I had had no intercourse with the world at that time, and I imitated none of its many inhabitants who act in this manner.
To me it was one prolonged divine event, and, with such daily intercourse with Nicolete, I never dreamed of craving for any other excitement.