Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun intercourse

2 senses of intercourse

Sense 1
intercourse, social intercourse -- (communication between individuals)
       => intercommunication -- (mutual communication; communication with each other; "they intercepted intercommunication between enemy ships")

Sense 2
sexual intercourse, intercourse, sex act, copulation, coitus, coition, sexual congress, congress, sexual relation, relation, carnal knowledge -- (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)
       => sexual activity, sexual practice, sex, sex activity -- (activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat")

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