Definition of Fornicate

1. Verb. Have sex without being married.


Definition of Fornicate

1. a. Vaulted like an oven or furnace; arched.

2. v. i. To commit fornication; to have unlawful sexual intercourse.

Definition of Fornicate

1. Adjective. Shaped like or arch or vault; resembling a fornix. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To commit fornication. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fornicate

1. [v -CATED, -CATING, -CATES]

Medical Definition of Fornicate

1. 1. Vaulted or arched; resembling a fornix. Origin: L. Fornicatus, arched, fr. Fornix, vault, arch 2. To have sexual intercourse. Origin: see fornication (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fornicate

formylmethanofuran dehydrogenase
formylmethionine
formylmethionyl-tRNA
formyls
formyltetrahydrofolate deformylase
formyltetrahydrofolates
formyltransferase
formyltransferases
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Literary usage of Fornicate

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1. Fantazius Mallare, a Mysterious Oathby Ben Hecht by Ben Hecht (1922)
"fornicate apologetically (the Devil can-cans in their souls}; to the cowardly ones who borrow their courage from Ideals which they forthwith defend with ..."

2. Ancient Laws and Institutes of England Comprising Laws Enacted Under the ...by England, Great Britain Record Commission by England, Great Britain Record Commission (1840)
"If a Christian woman fornicate with Jews, Ib. 35. If a bishop, priest, deacon, &c. fornicate, ... If a bishop, priest, &c. fornicate with laywomen, Ib. 7. ..."

3. Ancient Laws and Institutes of England: Comprising Laws Enacted Under the ...by Great Britain by Great Britain (1840)
"If any one fornicate in a church, Th. P. xvi. 18. ; Ecg. C. 16. ... If a Christian woman fornicate with Jews, Ib. 35. If a bishop, priest, deacon, ..."

4. A General Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language: To by George Fulton, G. Knight (1814)
"... n. a form prescribed Fornicate, fÂr'né-kat, v. to commit lewdness Fornication, for-ne-kâ'shun, n. concubinage or commerce with an unmarried woman ..."

5. Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae, Being a Second Edition by Asa Gray (1888)
"Corolla ventricose-tubular, strongly bilabiate; upper lip fornicate and ... the rather larger upper lobe or lip fornicate or concave, barely emarginate. ..."

6. An Elementary Treatise on Human Anatomy by Joseph Leidy (1889)
"About midway it is joined by the parieto-occipital fissure, and it separates the occipital portion of the hippocampal convolution from the fornicate ..."

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