Definition of Intercourse

1. Noun. Communication between individuals.

Exact synonyms: Social Intercourse
Generic synonyms: Intercommunication
Specialized synonyms: Communion, Sharing

2. Noun. The act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur.

Definition of Intercourse

1. n. A commingling; intimate connection or dealings between persons or nations, as in common affairs and civilities, in correspondence or trade; communication; commerce; especially, interchange of thought and feeling; association; communion.

Definition of Intercourse

1. Proper noun. A particular town in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States ¹

2. Noun. Communication, conversation. ¹

3. Noun. Dealings between countries. ¹

4. Noun. Dealings with people, including commerce and trade. ¹

5. Noun. Sexual intercourse. ¹

¹ Source:

Definition of Intercourse

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Intercourse

1. Communication or dealings between or among people. Origin: L. Intercursus, a running between (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Intercourse

intercostal muscles
intercostal nerves
intercostal neuralgia
intercostal space
intercostal vein
intercostal veins
intercostobrachial nerves
intercostohumeral nerves
intercrural fibres

Literary usage of Intercourse

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1906)
"This applies particularly to the working of treaties, to diplomatic intercourse, and to trade. But indirectly, of course, the condition of war between ..."

2. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1899)
"CHAPTER H That Democracy Rentiers the Habitual intercourse of the Americans Simple and Easy DEMOCRACY does not attach men strongly to each other ; but it ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The intercourse of a married man with a single woman was not accounted adultery, but fornication. The penal statute on the subject, in Lev., xx, 10, ..."

4. A History of the American People by Woodrow Wilson (1918)
"SUSPENSION OF intercourse WITH GREAT BRITAIN, 1810 This proclamation by President Madison, dated November 2, 1810, should be considered in connection with ..."

5. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1875)
"THAT DEMOCRACY RENDERS THE HABITUAL intercourse OF THE AMERICANS SIMPLE AND EASY. ... Their intercourse is not upon a footing of equality, ..."

6. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians, Stanley Mordaunt Leathes (1907)
"In its stead a non-intercourse law was enacted. By this all trade was forbidden with France and Great Britain, and the colonies, dependencies, ..."

7. A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great by John Bagnell Bury (1900)
"PHOENICIAN intercourse WITH GREECE The Greeks were destined to become a great sea-faring people. But sea-trade was a business which it took them many ages ..."

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