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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur;
[syn: sexual intercourse, intercourse, sex act, copulation, coitus, coition, sexual congress, congress, sexual relation, relation, carnal knowledge]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Carnal \Car"nal\, a. [L. carnalis, fr. caro, carnis, flesh; akin to Gr. ?, Skr. kravya; cf. F. charnel, Of. also carnel. Cf. Charnel.] 1. Of or pertaining to the body or its appetites; animal; fleshly; sensual; given to sensual indulgence; lustful; human or worldly as opposed to spiritual. [1913 Webster] For ye are yet carnal. --1 Cor. iii. 3. [1913 Webster] Not sunk in carnal pleasure. --Milton [1913 Webster] Carnal desires after miracles. --Trench. [1913 Webster] 2. Flesh-devouring; cruel; ravenous; bloody. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] This carnal cur Preys on the issue of his mother's body. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Carnal knowledge, sexual intercourse; -- used especially of an unlawful act on the part of the man. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

carnal knowledge n 1: the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur [syn: sexual intercourse, intercourse, sex act, copulation, coitus, coition, sexual congress, congress, sexual relation, relation, carnal knowledge]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

44 Moby Thesaurus words for "carnal knowledge": act of love, adultery, aphrodisia, ass, balling, climax, cohabitation, coition, coitus, coitus interruptus, commerce, congress, connection, copula, copulation, coupling, diddling, fornication, intercourse, intimacy, lovemaking, making it with, marital relations, marriage act, mating, meat, onanism, orgasm, ovum, pareunia, procreation, relations, screwing, sex, sex act, sexual climax, sexual commerce, sexual congress, sexual intercourse, sexual relations, sexual union, sleeping with, sperm, venery
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

CARNAL KNOWLEDGE, crim. law. This phrase is used to signify a sexual connexion; as, rape is the carnal knowledge of a woman, &c. See Rape.