Definition of Cohabitation

1. Noun. The act of living together and having a sexual relationship (especially without being married).

Generic synonyms: Habitation, Inhabitancy, Inhabitation
Specialized synonyms: Concubinage
Derivative terms: Cohabit



Definition of Cohabitation

1. n. The act or state of dwelling together, or in the same place with another.

Definition of Cohabitation

1. Noun. An emotional and physical intimate relationship which includes a common living place and which exists without legal or religious sanction. ¹

2. Noun. The act of living together. ¹

3. Noun. A place where two or more individuals reside together. ¹

4. Noun. (biology) The act of two species living together in the same habitat. ¹

5. Noun. (politics) Cooperation between politicians of opposing political parties; especially, in France, between a President and Prime Minister. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cohabitation

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Cohabitation

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Crimes by William Lawrence Clark, William Lawrence Marshall, Herschel Bouton Lazell (1905)
"Illicit cohabitation.—Illicit cohabitation of a man and woman is a misdemeanor ... Illicit cohabitation includes fornication or adultery, according to the ..."

2. Principles of Contract: Being a Treatise on the General Principles by Frederick Pollock (1885)
"The promise or expectation of future illicit cohabitation is an unlawful consideration, ... Past cohabitation is not an unlawful consideration ; indeed, ..."

3. A Treatise on the Criminal Law of the United States by Francis Wharton (1874)
"I. ILLICIT cohabitation, § 2669. II. INCEST, § 2669 a. § 2669. ... Statutes exist in many states making specifically indictable illicit cohabitation ..."

4. Hand-book of Criminal Law by William Lawrence Clark, Francis Buchanan Tiffany (1902)
"Therefore any open and notorious lewdness, or illicit cohabitation, ... They are directed against "lewd and lascivious cohabitation," "illicit cohabitation ..."

5. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1916)
"cases it is held that parties unlawfully | this note, the aim of the statutes prohibiting illicit cohabitation is the prevention of evil examples tending to ..."

6. Hand-book of Criminal Law by William Lawrence Clark (1894)
"LEWDNESS AND ILLICIT cohabitation. 129. For a man and woman to illicitly cohabit ... Therefore any open and notorious lewdness. or illicit cohabitation, ..."

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