Intercourse meaning

ĭntər-kôrs
Sexual intercourse usually involving humans.
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Sexual intercourse.
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Dealings or communications between persons or groups.
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Communication or dealings between or among people, countries, etc.; interchange of products, services, ideas, feelings, etc.
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The definition of intercourse is dealings or communications between people, or a sexual act.

An example of intercourse is the interchange of information and feelings in group therapy.

An example of intercourse is how newly wedded couples finalize their marriage.

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A particular town in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States.
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Dealings between countries.
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Dealings with people, including commerce and trade.
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Origin of intercourse

  • Middle English entercours commercial dealings from Old French entrecours from Latin intercursus a running between, interposition from past participle of intercurrere to mingle with inter- inter- currere to run kers- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French entrecours, from Late Latin intercursus

    From Wiktionary