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intimate



I - noun
someone to whom private matters are confided
Syn:
confidant
Derivationally related forms:
confide (for: confidant)
Hypernyms:
friend
Hyponyms:
confidante, repository, secretary

II - verb
1. give to understand (Freq. 4)
- I insinuated that I did not like his wife
Syn:
adumbrate, insinuate
Derivationally related forms:
insinuation (for: insinuate), intimation
Hypernyms:
hint, suggest
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
- They intimate that there was a traffic accident
2. imply as a possibility (Freq. 2)
- The evidence suggests a need for more clarification
Syn:
suggest
Derivationally related forms:
intimation, suggestible (for: suggest), suggestive (for: suggest), suggestion (for: suggest)
Hypernyms:
imply
Hyponyms:
make out
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s something

III - adjective
1. marked by close acquaintance, association, or familiarity (Freq. 5)
- intimate friend
- "intimate relations between economics, politics, and legal principles" - V.L. Parrington
Similar to:
close
2. having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere (Freq. 1)
- had a cozy chat
- a relaxed informal manner
- an intimate cocktail lounge
- the small room was cozy and intimate
Syn:
cozy, informal
Similar to:
friendly
Derivationally related forms:
informality (for: informal), coziness (for: cozy)
3. having mutual interests or affections;
of established friendship (Freq. 1)
- on familiar terms
- pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders
Syn:
familiar
Similar to:
close
Derivationally related forms:
familiarity (for: familiar)
4. involved in a sexual relationship
- the intimate (or sexual) relations between husband and wife
- she had been intimate with many men
- he touched her intimate parts
Syn:
sexual
Similar to:
sexy
5. innermost or essential
- the inner logic of Cubism
- the internal contradictions of the theory
- the intimate structure of matter
Syn:
inner, internal
Similar to:
intrinsic, intrinsical
6. thoroughly acquainted through study or experience
- "this girl, so intimate with nature"-W.H.Hudson
- "knowledgeable about the technique of painting"- Herbert Read
Syn:
knowledgeable, versed
Similar to:
experienced, experient
Derivationally related forms:
knowledgeability (for: knowledgeable)

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