copulate (noun, copulation): to couple, join, or unite as in sexual interaction and genital union. See also coitus; intercourse.

Dictionary of Sexology Project: Main Index

Cop"u*late (?), a. [L. copulatus, p.p. of copulare to couple, fr. copula. See Copula.]

1.

Joined; associated; coupled.

[Obs.]

Bacon.

2. Gram.

Joining subject and predicate; copulative.

F. A. March.

 

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Cop"u*late (?), v. i. [imp. & p.p. Copulated; p.pr. & vb.n. Copulating.]

To unite in sexual intercourse; to come together in the act of generation.

 

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