Synonyms for sex

Synonyms for (noun) sex

Synonyms: sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice

Definition: activities associated with sexual intercourse

Usage: they had sex in the back seat

Similar words: bodily function, bodily process, body process, activity

Definition: an organic process that takes place in the body

Usage: respiratory activity


Synonyms: gender, sex, sexuality

Definition: the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles

Usage: she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus

Similar words: physiological property

Definition: a property having to do with the functioning of the body


Synonyms: sex, sexual urge

Definition: all of the feelings resulting from the urge to gratify sexual impulses

Usage: he wanted a better sex life; the film contained no sex or violence

Similar words: feeling

Definition: the experiencing of affective and emotional states

Usage: she had a feeling of euphoria; he had terrible feelings of guilt; I disliked him and the feeling was mutual


Synonyms: sex

Definition: either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided

Usage: the war between the sexes

Similar words: class, category, family

Definition: a collection of things sharing a common attribute

Usage: there are two classes of detergents

Synonyms for (verb) sex

Synonyms: sex

Definition: tell the sex (of young chickens)

Similar words: tell, tell apart, differentiate, distinguish, secern, secernate, separate, severalise, severalize

Definition: mark as different

Usage: We distinguish several kinds of maple


Synonyms: excite, sex, wind up, arouse, turn on

Definition: stimulate sexually

Usage: This movie usually arouses the male audience

Similar words: excite, stimulate, stir, shake, shake up

Definition: stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of

Usage: These stories shook the community; the civil war shook the country