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cohabit with (someone or something)

1. Literally, to live with someone or something. This usage is often applied to different species of animals that are living together. It took some time, but our cat and dog are now able to cohabit with each other peacefully.
2. To live with a romantic partner whom one is not married to. My daughter is already cohabiting with her new boyfriend, and I am not thrilled about it.
3. euphemism To have sex with someone. I heard a rumor that you've been cohabiting with Steve—is it true?
See also: cohabit
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cohabit with someone

1. [for an unmarried person] to live with a person of the opposite sex. They were cohabiting with one another for several years.
2. Euph. to copulate with someone. She had been cohabiting with him, and she admitted it in court.
See also: cohabit
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However, Scotland currently only recognises overseas civil partnerships between same-sex couples, so a couple from a country which allows opposite-sex civil partnerships as an alternative to marriage (such as Dutch "registered partnerships") would have the status of cohabitants in Scotland.
* The Married condition relates to conservative values (McAdams, Hanek, & Dadabo, 2013) and the civil status Divorced and Cohabitant associates with alternative situations that imply differentiation from tradition (Cole, 2015).
coli antimicrobial resistance profiles, accounting for the contribution of the different pet and human cohabitants as well as the household surfaces and objects.
Making it a required element, however, would mean that if a couple indeed has a relationship akin to that of married partners, but does not have sex--if, for example, the male cohabitant is impotent--then the court would not find that they are cohabitants.
Does one cohabitant give up a great deal early in the cohabitation in reliance on a promise by the other?
4th DCA 1999), provides that the burden of proof is on the obligor "to show that the cohabitant provides support to the former spouse or the former spouse contributes to the other's support." The statute also places the burden squarely upon the obligor "to prove by a preponderance of the evidence that a supportive relationship exists." (2)
172-74 (requiring that cohabitant claims meet "a threshold of extraordinary benefits"); pp.
He sued the driver for grief and the loss of his mother's companionship, and contended that Alberta's Fatal Accidents Act violated his Charter right to equality under the law because it did not allow such claims for children age 18 or over who are married or living with a cohabitant. At trial he was unsuccessful, but the Alberta Court of Appeal ruled in his favour.
Whether a dating partner, a cohabitant, a spouse, or a parent, individuals expect a modicum of honesty and feel betrayed when deceived.
On four occasions during a 6-week period in the summer of 1998, a man had battered his cohabitant, once bruising her entire face and, on another occasion, beating her severely and knocking out a tooth.
He finds her again in the guise of his latest cohabitant, who has used her magic wand -- i.e., a squeegee shaft -- to make him fall in love with her all over again!
1.152-1 (b) provides that an individual is not a member of the taxpayer's household if at any time during the tax year the relationship between the individual and the taxpayer is in violation of local law.(21) Cohabitation is legal in some states, as long as neither cohabitant is married to someone else.
Sheldon(16) refused to expand Dillon to a cohabitant relationship resembling a marital relationship.