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sex

 
Noun sex has 4 senses
  1. sexual activity, sexual practice, sex, sex activity - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
    --1 is a kind of bodily process, body process, bodily function, activity
    --1 has particulars:
     bondage; outercourse; safe sex; conception; sexual intercourse, intercourse, sex act, copulation, coitus, coition, sexual congress, congress, sexual relation, relation, carnal knowledge; pleasure; sexual love, lovemaking, making love, love, love life; carnal abuse; coupling, mating, pairing, conjugation, union, sexual union; reproduction, procreation, breeding, facts of life; foreplay, arousal, stimulation; perversion, sexual perversion; autoeroticism, autoerotism; promiscuity, promiscuousness, sleeping around; lechery; homosexuality, homosexualism, homoeroticism, gayness; bisexuality; heterosexuality, heterosexualism, straightness; bestiality, zooerastia, zooerasty
    Derived form: verb sex1
  2. sex - either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided; "the war between the sexes"
    --2 is a kind of
    class, category, family
    Derived form: verb sex2
  3. sex, sexual urge - 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"
    --3 is a kind of feeling
    Derived form: verb sex1
  4. sex, gender, sexuality - the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles; "she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus"
    --4 is a kind of physiological property
    --4 has particulars:
     maleness, masculinity; androgyny, hermaphroditism, bisexuality; femaleness, feminineness
    Derived form: verb sex2
Verb sex has 2 senses
  1. arouse, sex, excite, turn on, wind up - stimulate sexually; "This movie usually arouses the male audience"
    --1 is one way to stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir
    Derived forms: noun sex3, noun sex1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  2. sex - tell the sex (of young chickens)
    --2 is one way to
    distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart
    Derived forms: noun sex2, noun sex4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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