Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb osculate

3 senses of osculate

Sense 1
osculate -- (be intermediate between two taxonomic groups; "These species osculate")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 2
osculate -- (have at least three points in common with; "one curve osculates the other"; "these two surfaces osculate")
       => share -- (have in common; "Our children share a love of music"; "The two countries share a long border")

Sense 3
snog, kiss, buss, osculate -- (touch with the lips or press the lips (against someone's mouth or other body part) as an expression of love, greeting, etc.; "The newly married couple kissed"; "She kissed her grandfather on the forehead when she entered the room")
       => touch -- (make physical contact with, come in contact with; "Touch the stone for good luck"; "She never touched her husband")

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