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Definition 1: having or involving sex - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where sexual or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • sexual reproduction
  • sexual spores

(sexual is similar to ...) existing or occurring between the sexes

(sexual is similar to ...) used euphemistically to refer to the genitals

"he touched her intimate parts"

(sexual is similar to ...) having sexual differentiation

(sexual is similar to ...) relating to only one sex or having only one type of sexual organ; not hermaphroditic

(... are attributes of sexual) the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles

"she didn't want to know the sex of the foetus"

Definition 2: of or relating to or characterized by sexuality - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where sexual or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • sexual orientation
  • sexual distinctions

Definition 3: involved in a sexual relationship - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sexual or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the intimate (or sexual) relations between husband and wife
  • she had been intimate with many men

Synonyms for sexual in the sense of this definition

(sexual is similar to ...) marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest

"feeling sexy" "sexy clothes" "sexy poses" "a sexy book" "sexy jokes"

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