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Noun: sex  seks
  1. Either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided
    "the war between the sexes"
  2. Sexual intercourse and associated activity
    "they had sex in the back seat";
    - sexual activity, sexual practice, sex activity
  3. All of the feelings resulting from the urge to gratify sexual impulses
    "he wanted a better sex life"; "the film contained no sex or violence";
    - sexual urge
  4. The properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles
    "she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus";
    - gender, sexuality
Verb: sex  seks
  1. To evoke sexual feelings
    "This movie usually sexes the male audience";
    - arouse, excite, turn on, wind up
  2. Determine the sex of
Combining form: sex-
  1. Six
    - hexa-

Sounds like: seas, sees, seize

Derived forms: sexing, sexes, sexed

See also: androgynous, asexual, female, het [slang], heterosexual, homosexual, male, nonsexual, sexual

Type of: activity, bodily function, bodily process, body process, category, class, differentiate, distinguish, excite, family, feeling, physiological property, secern [rare], secernate, separate, severalise [Brit], severalize, shake, shake up, stimulate, stir, tell, tell apart

Encyclopedia: Sex, Love & Pain II