copulate

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin copulare (to couple) perfect participle from stem copulat-

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkɒp.jə.leɪt/
  • Rhymes: -ɒpjəleɪt
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkɔ.pjə.leɪt/

VerbEdit

copulate (third-person singular simple present copulates, present participle copulating, simple past and past participle copulated)

  1. To engage in sexual intercourse.

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AdjectiveEdit

copulate (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Joined; associated; coupled.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)
  2. (grammar) Joining subject and predicate; copulative.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of F. A. March to this entry?)

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ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

copulate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of copulare
  2. second-person plural imperative of copulare
  3. feminine plural of copulato

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

cōpulāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of cōpulō
Last modified on 19 April 2014, at 21:11