Sexual+commerce

  • 1 sexual commerce — Same as sexual intercourse …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 2 sexual intercourse —    copulation    Not just dealings or conversation between individuals. Now standard English:     If he gets pinched with a girl in a hotel room, stop sexual intercourse. (Chandler, 1953)    Sexual commerce is archaic, and there was no suggestion …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 3 commerce — Synonyms and related words: ESP, act of love, activities, activity, adultery, affair, affairs, answer, aphrodisia, ass, bag, balling, basis, business, carnal knowledge, climax, cohabitation, coition, coitus, coitus interruptus, collegiality,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 4 sexual climax — Synonyms and related words: access, act of love, adultery, aphrodisia, apoplexy, ass, attack, balling, carnal knowledge, climax, cohabitation, coition, coitus, coitus interruptus, commerce, congress, connection, convulsion, copula, copulation,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 5 sexual intercourse — Synonyms and related words: act of love, adultery, amorous dalliance, aphrodisia, ass, balling, billing and cooing, bundling, caressing, carnal knowledge, climax, cohabitation, coition, coitus, coitus interruptus, commerce, congress, connection,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 6 commerce —    copulation    Literally, exchange or dealings between people, but long used of copulation, especially if it is outside marriage. Sexual commerce is explicit. Sinful commerce is not thieving or receiving stolen goods but copulating with a… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 7 commerce — com·merce n 1: the exchange or buying and selling of goods, commodities, property, or services esp. on a large scale and involving transportation from place to place: trade (2) see also commerce clause; fair labor standards act in the important… …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 Sexual — Sex u*al, a. [L. sexualis, fr. sexus sex: cf. F. sexuel.] Of or pertaining to sex, or the sexes; distinguishing sex; peculiar to the distinction and office of male or female; relating to the distinctive genital organs of the sexes; proceeding… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Sexual dimorphism — Sexual Sex u*al, a. [L. sexualis, fr. sexus sex: cf. F. sexuel.] Of or pertaining to sex, or the sexes; distinguishing sex; peculiar to the distinction and office of male or female; relating to the distinctive genital organs of the sexes;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Sexual method — Sexual Sex u*al, a. [L. sexualis, fr. sexus sex: cf. F. sexuel.] Of or pertaining to sex, or the sexes; distinguishing sex; peculiar to the distinction and office of male or female; relating to the distinctive genital organs of the sexes;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Sexual selection — Sexual Sex u*al, a. [L. sexualis, fr. sexus sex: cf. F. sexuel.] Of or pertaining to sex, or the sexes; distinguishing sex; peculiar to the distinction and office of male or female; relating to the distinctive genital organs of the sexes;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 Commerce — Com merce, n. Note: (Formerly accented on the second syllable.) [F. commerce, L. commercium; com + merx, mercis, merchandise. See {Merchant}.] 1. The exchange or buying and selling of commodities; esp. the exchange of merchandise, on a large… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 commerce — [käm′ərs; ] for v. [, kə mʉrs′] n. [Fr < L commercium < com , together + merx, merchandise: see MARKET] 1. the buying and selling of goods, esp. when done on a large scale between cities, states, or countries; trade 2. social intercourse 3 …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 Sexual intercourse — Intercourse In ter*course, n. [Formerly entercourse, OF. entrecours commerce, exchange, F. entrecours a reciprocal right on neighboring lands, L. intercursus a running between, fr. intercurrere to run between. See {Inter }, and {Course}.] 1. A… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 commerce — /kom euhrs/, n. 1. an interchange of goods or commodities, esp. on a large scale between different countries (foreign commerce) or between different parts of the same country (domestic commerce); trade; business. 2. social relations, esp. the… …

    Universalium

  • 16 commerce — /ˈkɒmɜs / (say komers) noun 1. interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale between different countries (foreign commerce) or between different parts of the same country (domestic commerce or internal commerce); trade;… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 commerce — n. 1 financial transactions, esp. the buying and selling of merchandise, on a large scale. 2 social intercourse (the daily commerce of gossip and opinion). 3 archaic sexual intercourse. Etymology: F commerce or L commercium (as COM , mercium f.… …

    Useful english dictionary

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  • 19 commerce — I. noun Etymology: Middle French, from Latin commercium, from com + merc , merx merchandise Date: 1537 1. social intercourse ; interchange of ideas, opinions, or sentiments 2. the exchange or buying and selling of commodities on a large scale… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 commerce — noun 1》 the activity of buying and selling, especially on a large scale. 2》 dated social dealings between people. 3》 archaic sexual intercourse. Origin C16: from Fr., or from L. commercium trade, trading , based on merx, merc merchandise …

    English new terms dictionary


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