Definition of sex verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

sex

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//seks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//seks//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they sex
BrE BrE//seks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//seks//
 
he / she / it sexes
BrE BrE//ˈseksɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈseksɪz//
 
past simple sexed
BrE BrE//sekst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sekst//
 
past participle sexed
BrE BrE//sekst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sekst//
 
-ing form sexing
BrE BrE//ˈseksɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈseksɪŋ//
 
 
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sex something (specialist) to examine an animal in order to find out whether it is male or female Word Origin late Middle English (denoting the two categories, male and female): from Old French sexe or Latin sexus. Phrasal Verbssex somebodyupsex somethingup
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