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To have a romantic or sexual relationship

carry on

if two people are carrying on, they are having a sexual relationship that you do not approve of

cheat

verb

to have sex with someone who is not your husband, wife, or partner

cohabit

verb

if two people cohabit, they live together and have a sexual relationship without being married

court

verb

to have a romantic relationship with someone, especially someone that you get married to later

dally with

to have a short sexual relationship with someone

date

verb

if you and another person are dating, or if you are dating someone, the two of you are having a sexual or romantic relationship with each other

fool around

to have a sexual relationship with someone who is not your usual partner

go out

to have a romantic or sexual relationship with someone and spend a lot of time with them

go together

if two people are going together, they have a romantic or sexual relationship with each other

go with

to have a romantic or sexual relationship with someone

hold together

to stay together and continue to have a good relationship in a difficult situation

involved

adjective

if you are involved with someone, you have a sexual or emotional relationship with them

live together

if two people live together, they are not married but live in the same house and have a sexual relationship

live with

to live in the same house and have a sexual relationship with someone who you are not married to

run away with

to secretly leave a place with someone so that you can live together

run off with

to secretly leave a place with someone in order to marry them or have a sexual relationship with them

serious

adjective

if you are in a serious romantic relationship with someone, you intend to stay together for a long time

shack up

to live with another person as sexual partners without being married. This word often shows that you do not approve of people who do this.

stay together

if two people stay together, they continue to live together or to have a relationship with each other

together

adverb

married, or having a sexual or romantic relationship

womanize

verb

be an item

if two people are an item, they have a romantic or sexual relationship

be seeing someone

to be having a romantic or sexual relationship with someone

go steady (with someone)

to be in a romantic relationship with someone for a long period of time

live in sin (with someone)

to share a home and have a sexual relationship without being married

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