INTIMATE

intimate

1. [Noun]: someone to whom private matters are confided

2. marked by close aquaintance, association, or familiarity; "intimate friend"; "intimate relations between economics, politics, and legal principles" - V.L. Parrington

3. 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"

4. involved in a sexual relationship; "the intimate (or sexual) relations between husband and wife"; "she had been intimate with many men"

5. having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship; "on familiar terms"; "pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders"

6. thoroughly acquainted with through study or experience; "this girl, so intimate with nature"-W.H.Hudson; "knowledgeaIble about the technique of painting"- Herbert Read

7. innermost or essential; "the inner logic of Cubism"; "the internal contradictions of the theory"; "the intimate structure of matter"

8. [Verb]: imply as a possibility; "The evidence suggests a need for more clarification"

9. [Verb]: give to understand; "I insinuated that I did not like his wife"

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