What does osculate mean?

Definitions for osculateˈɒs kyəˌleɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word osculate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. osculate(verb)

    be intermediate between two taxonomic groups

    "These species osculate"

  2. osculate(verb)

    have at least three points in common with

    "one curve osculates the other"; "these two surfaces osculate"

  3. snog, kiss, buss, osculate(verb)

    touch with the lips or press the lips (against someone's mouth or other body part) as an expression of love, greeting, etc.

    "The newly married couple kissed"; "She kissed her grandfather on the forehead when she entered the room"


  1. osculate(Verb)

    To kiss someone or something.

  2. osculate(Verb)

    To touch so as to have a common tangent at the point of contact.

  3. osculate(Verb)

    To make contact.

  4. osculate(Verb)

    To perform osculation.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of osculate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of osculate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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