Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » F » Formication ... Fortunately

FORNICATION

 Dictionary entry overview: What does fornication mean? 

FORNICATION (noun)
  The noun FORNICATION has 2 senses:

1. voluntary sexual intercourse between persons not married to each other
2. extramarital sex that willfully and maliciously interferes with marriage relations

  Familiarity information: FORNICATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FORNICATION (noun)


Sense 1fornication [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Voluntary sexual intercourse between persons not married to each other

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("fornication" is a kind of...):

extramarital sex; free love (sexual intercourse between individuals who are not married to one another)


Sense 2fornication [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Extramarital sex that willfully and maliciously interferes with marriage relations

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

adultery; criminal conversation; fornication

Context example:

adultery is often cited as grounds for divorce

Hypernyms ("fornication" is a kind of...):

extramarital sex; free love (sexual intercourse between individuals who are not married to one another)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"All hat and no cattle." (English proverb)

"Do not be shy of whom is shameless." (Albanian proverb)

"If three people tell you that you are drunk, you better lie down." (American proverb)

"Better late than never." (Czech proverb)

Page delivered in 0.1077 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: