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Synonyms for matingmat·ing

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  1. matingnoun


  2. matingadjective

    Fitting into or onto a corresponding part, as a matched plug and socket.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. coupling, mating, pairing, conjugation, union, sexual unionnoun

    the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes

    "the casual couplings of adolescents"; "the mating of some species occurs only in the spring"

    conjugation, colligation, conglutination, join, trades union, uniting, matrimony, unification, coupling, sum, wedlock, spousal relationship, sexual union, trade union, pairing, union, junction, conjunction, marriage, brotherhood, yoke, labor union, jointure, coupler

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  1. Lakeland Parks and Recreation Department:

    It appears they have congregated for mating, they are non-venomous and generally not aggressive as long as people do not disturb them.

  2. Russell T Davies:

    You're not mating with me, sunshine!

  3. Tony Fiorillo:

    If juveniles from these dinosaurs are being found, it means that these animals had to spend a great deal of time mating and nesting in these sites.

  4. Robb Upgrove:

    It’s starting to warm up, so that triggers them to move into mating season.

  5. George Burgess:

    We still dont know what the mating behavior of a mature female would be, but its one step forward in our understanding of whale shark reproductive biology.

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