|1.||[ noun ] (biology,sexuality) activities associated with sexual intercourse|
|Synonyms:||sex_activity sexual_activity sexual_practice|
"they had sex in the back seat"
|Related terms:||bodily_process reproduction conception sexual_intercourse coupling heterosexuality bestiality bisexuality safe_sex outercourse perversion promiscuity autoeroticism lechery homosexuality carnal_abuse sexual_love bondage foreplay pleasure arouse homosexual heterosexual|
|2.||[ noun ] either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided|
"the war between the sexes"
|3.||[ verb ] tell the sex (of young chickens)|
|4.||[ noun ] (sexuality) 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"
|Related terms:||feeling arouse|
|5.||[ verb ] (sexuality) stimulate sexually|
|Synonyms:||wind_up excite turn_on arouse|
"This movie usually arouses the male audience"
|Related terms:||stimulate tempt turn-on|
|6.||[ noun ] (biology,sexuality) the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles|
"she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus"
|Related terms:||physiological_property maleness androgyny femaleness female male sexual asexual androgynous|