What does cohabitation mean?

Definitions for cohabitation

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cohabitation(noun)

    the act of living together and having a sexual relationship (especially without being married)


  1. cohabitation(Noun)

    An emotional and physical intimate relationship which includes a common living place and which exists without legal or religious sanction.

  2. cohabitation(Noun)

    The act of living together.

  3. cohabitation(Noun)

    A place where two or more individuals reside together.

  4. cohabitation(Noun)

    The act of two species living together in the same habitat.

  5. cohabitation(Noun)

    Cooperation between politicians of opposing political parties; especially, in France, between a President and Prime Minister.

  6. Origin: From cohabitation, from cohabitationem.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cohabitation(noun)

    the act or state of dwelling together, or in the same place with another

  2. Cohabitation(noun)

    the living together of a man and woman in supposed sexual relationship

  3. Origin: [L. cohabitatio.]


  1. Cohabitation

    Cohabitation is an arrangement where two people who are not married live together in an intimate relationship, particularly an emotionally and/or sexually intimate one, on a long-term or permanent basis. More broadly, the term cohabitation can mean any number of people living together.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cohabitation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cohabitation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Thomas Szasz:

    The many faces of intimacy: the Victorians could experience it through correspondence, but not through cohabitation; contemporary men and women can experience it through fornication, but not through friendship.

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