Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
sex /seks/
  • danh từ
    • giới tính
      • without distinction of age and sex: không phân biệt tuổi tác và nam nữ
    • giới đàn ông, giới phụ nữ
      • the fair (gentle, softer, weaker) sex: giới phụ nữ
      • the sterner sex: giới đàn ông
    • vấn đề sinh lý, vấn đề dục tính
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) sự giao cấu
      • to have sex: (thông tục) giao cấu
    • (định ngữ) thuộc giới tính; có tính chất giới tính
      • sex instinct: bản năng giới tính
  • ngoại động từ
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) xác định tính đực cái của (gà con...)
    • (+ up) khêu gợi dục tình của (ai)
    • làm cho thêm hấp dẫn, làm cho thêm thú vị
      • to sex up a story with picturesque details: làm cho câu chuyện thêm thú vị bằng một số chi tiết đầy màu sắc
    • to sex it up
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) hôn hít ôm ấp
Concise Dictionary
+activities associated with sexual intercourse
+either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided
+all of the feelings resulting from the urge to gratify sexual impulses
+the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles
+stimulate sexually
+tell the sex (of young chickens)

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 gender:
It is difficult to determine the sex of some of the lower animals.
2 sexual intercourse or relations, coitus, coition, mating, copulation, (sexual) congress or union, intimacy, lovemaking, making love, coupling, Colloq making out, going to bed, shacking up, Slang having it away, Taboo Slang screwing, shafting, shagging, fucking, Chiefly Brit bonking:
They feel that there is too much sex and violence on television these days.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
1 [U, C] the state of being male or female
Synonym: GENDER
How can you tell what sex a fish is? + a process that allows couples to choose the sex of their baby + Please indicate your sex and date of birth below. + sex discrimination (= the act of treating men and women differently in an unfair way) + Testosterone is the male sex hormone.
2 [C] either of the two groups that people, animals and plants are divided into according to their function of producing young: a member of the opposite sex + single sex schools / education + the battle of the sexes (= the competitive relationship that exists between men and women)
See also - FAIR SEX
3 [U] physical activity between two people in which they touch each other's sexual organs, and which may include SEXUAL INTERCOURSE: It is illegal to have sex with a person under the age of 16. + gay sex + the sex act + a sex attack / crime + a sex shop (= one selling magazines, objects, etc. that are connected with sex) + sex education in schools + These drugs may affect your sex drive (= your interest in sex and the ability to have it).
4 (-sexed) (in adjectives) having the amount of sexual activity or desire mentioned: a highly-sexed woman
+ verb [VN] (technical) to examine an animal in order to find out whether it is male or female
Collocation Dictionary

1 male or female


female, male | opposite
At that age they can started becoming shy with the opposite sex.
| single
a single-sex school
| fair/fairer, gentle
(humorous) (= women; some women may find these terms annoying)


She's had a sex change operation.
| equality | discrimination, inequality | ratio


between the ~es
differences/inequalities/relations between the sexes


the battle of the sexes
The quiz is a battle of the sexes between a team of male students and a team of female students.
| on grounds of sex
discrimination on grounds of sex
| irrespective/regardless of sex
The word ‘man’ can refer to all humans, irrespective of sex.

2 sexual intercourse


anal, oral, penetrative, vaginal | gay, homosexual, lesbian | heterosexual | good, great, passionate | safe | unprotected, unsafe | consensual, non-consensual | extra-marital, illicit, premarital | kinky | casual, promiscuous | unlawful
He was convicted of having unlawful sex with an underage girl.
| explicit, gratuitous
Films containing explicit sex are banned.


engage in, have
She had never had sex before.
| consent to | refuse | obtain, procure


a healthy sex life
| drive, urge
a low sex drive
| appeal
Despite his age, he still has a lot of sex appeal.
| act, practices
photos showing sex acts safer sex practices
| therapist, therapy | organ | hormone | education | abuse, assault, attack, crime, offence
child sex abuse
| maniac
He had a reputation of being a sex maniac.
| fiend
offender, pest
| film, scene, show | symbol
She wants to be known as a singer rather than as a sex symbol.
| shop | aid, toy | scandal


~ between
sex between consenting adults
| ~ with
sex with her husband

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