Fornicate meaning

fôr'nĭ-kāt'
To commit fornication.
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To commit fornication.
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Arched or vaulted.
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To have sex with someone to whom one is not married.
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Shaped like an arch or vault; resembling a fornix.
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(intransitive) To commit fornication.
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Origin of fornicate

  • Late Latin fornicārī fornicāt- from fornix fornic- vault, vaulted cellar, brothel gwher- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin fornix (“arch, vault; brothel”) Arch as in a passageway, it was customary for courtesans of the era to wait for their customers out of the rain under these archways.
    From Wiktionary