intimate definition

  • adjective:
    • Marked by close friend, connection, or expertise.
    • associated with or indicative of your deepest nature: intimate prayers.
    • crucial; innermost: the intimate framework of matter.
    • Marked by informality and privacy: an intimate club.
    • Very personal; private: a romantic letter.
    • Of or tangled up in a sexual relationship.
    • Closely familiarized; familiar.
    • Of or tangled up in a sexual relationship.
    • private, personal.
    • Innermost; inward; interior; deep-seated; hearty.
    • Near; near; direct; comprehensive; total.
    • close-in relationship or acquaintance; familiar; confidential.
    • having or cultivating a warm or friendly and casual atmosphere
    • carefully acquainted through study or experience
    • innermost or important
    • marked by close friend, association, or expertise
    • taking part in a sexual relationship
    • having shared interests or affections; of founded friendship
  • noun:
    • a detailed friend or confidant.
    • an extremely close friend.
    • Women's undies, sleepwear, or underwear, particularly supplied for sale in a store.
    • a romantic friend or connect; a confidant.
    • A familiar friend, companion, or guest; person who features close social relations with another or others.
    • anyone to who exclusive things are confided
  • verb-transitive:
    • In order to make known subtly and ultimately; hint. See Synonyms at recommend.
    • To announce; proclaim.
    • To announce; to declare; to write; to communicate; in order to make understood.
    • To suggest obscurely or indirectly; to refer to from another location; to offer small notice of; to hint.
  • verb:
    • To suggest or reveal discreetly.
    • give realize
    • imply as possible
  • others:
    • to help make understood, especially in a formal way; announce.
    • particularly, to make known by indirect means or terms; sign or advise; indicate; explain.
    • Synonyms recommend, Insinuate, etc. See sign, transitive verb
    • Inner; inmost; intrinsic; related to minute details or particulars: because, the personal framework of an organism; the personal concepts of a science.
    • regarding the inmost head; present in a single's inner thoughts or feelings; inwards: as, personal convictions or beliefs; personal familiarity with a subject.
    • Closely approximating or coalescing; near; familiar: since, intimate relation of parts; personal union of particles; intimate intercourse.
    • close-in relationship or acquaintance; on very familiar terms; not reserved or remote.
    • Familiarly associated: private.

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