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Intimate

In´ti`mate
a.1.
1.Innermost; inward; internal; deep-seated; hearty.
2.Near; close; direct; thorough; complete.
He was honored with an intimate and immediate admission.
- South.
3.Close in friendship or acquaintance; familiar; confidential; as, an intimate friend.
n.1.An intimate friend or associate; a confidant.
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Intimated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Intimating.]
1.To announce; to declare; to publish; to communicate; to make known.
He, incontinent, did proclaim and intimate open war.
- E. Hall.
So both conspiring 'gan to intimate
Each other's grief.
- Spenser.
2.To suggest obscurely or indirectly; to refer to remotely; to give slight notice of; to hint; as, he intimated his intention of resigning his office.
Noun1.intimate - someone to whom private matters are confided
Synonyms: confidant
Verb1.intimate - give to understand; "I insinuated that I did not like his wife"
Synonyms: adumbrate, insinuate
2.intimate - imply as a possibility; "The evidence suggests a need for more clarification"
Synonyms: suggest
Adj.1.intimate - marked by close aquaintance, association, or familiarity; "intimate friend"; "intimate relations between economics, politics, and legal principles" - V.L. Parrington
2.intimate - having or fostering a warm or friendly atmosphere; especially through smallness and informality; "had a cozy chat"; "a relaxed informal manner"; "an intimate cocktail lounge"; "the small room was cozy and intimate"
Synonyms: cozy, informal
3.intimate - having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship; "on familiar terms"; "pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders"
Synonyms: familiar
4.intimate - involved in a sexual relationship; "the intimate (or sexual) relations between husband and wife"; "she had been intimate with many men"
Synonyms: sexual
5.intimate - innermost or essential; "the inner logic of Cubism"; "the internal contradictions of the theory"; "the intimate structure of matter"
Synonyms: inner, internal
6.intimate - thoroughly acquainted with through study or experience; "this girl, so intimate with nature"-W.H.Hudson; "knowledgeaIble about the technique of painting"- Herbert Read
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