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fornicate

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verb, for·ni·cate \ˈfȯr-nə-ˌkāt\

Simple Definition of fornicate

  • : to have sexual intercourse

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fornicate

fornicatedfornicating

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to commit fornication

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to commit fornication with

fornicator play \-ˌkā-tər\ noun

Origin of fornicate

Late Latin fornicatus, past participle of fornicare to have intercourse with prostitutes, from Latin fornic-, fornix arch, vault, brothel


First Known Use: 1552

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Medical Dictionary

fornicate

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verb for·ni·cate \ˈfȯr-nə-ˌkāt\

Medical Definition of fornicate

fornicated; fornicating

  1. intransitive verb

  2. :  to commit fornication

  3. transitive verb

  4. :  to commit fornication with

fornicator \-ˌkāt-ər\play noun



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