English Synonyms and Antonyms
Advert, mention, and refer are used of language that more or less distinctly utters a certain thought; the others of language from which it may be inferred. We allude to a matter slightly, perhaps by a word or phrase, as it were in byplay; we advert to it when we turn from our path to treat it; we refer to it by any clear utterance that distinctly turns the mind or attention to it; as, marginal figures refer to a parallel passage; we mention a thing by explicit word, as by naming it. The speaker adverted to the recent disturbances and the remissness of certain public officers; tho he mentioned no name, it was easy to see to whom he alluded. One may hint at a thing in a friendly way, but what is insinuated is always unfavorable, generally both hostile and cowardly. One may indicate his wishes, intimate his plans, imply his opinion, signify his will, suggest a course of action. Compare SUGGESTION.
The passage evidently alludes to the Jewish Passover.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
someone to whom private matters are confided
marked by close acquaintance, association, or familiarity
"intimate friend"; "intimate relations between economics, politics, and legal principles" - V.L. Parrington
cozy, intimate, informaladjective
having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere
"had a cozy chat"; "a relaxed informal manner"; "an intimate cocktail lounge"; "the small room was cozy and intimate"
having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship
"on familiar terms"; "pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders"
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"
inner, internal, intimateadjective
innermost or essential
"the inner logic of Cubism"; "the internal contradictions of the theory"; "the intimate structure of matter"
intimate, knowledgeable, versedverb
thoroughly acquainted through study or experience
"this girl, so intimate with nature"-W.H.Hudson; "knowledgeable about the technique of painting"- Herbert Read
intimate, adumbrate, insinuateverb
give to understand
"I insinuated that I did not like his wife"
imply as a possibility
"The evidence suggests a need for more clarification"
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How to use intimate in a sentence?
It sure doesn't hurt being a non-candidate candidate who leads his own super PAC until which time he hands it over to be run by his most intimate political supporters upon officially announcing a presidential run, the unspoken message will still be crystal clear: Support me with money and support me with lots of it.
For me, dancing for an intimate audience, I just hope that they are watching and that they can relate in some way, if they've hit an obstacle in their life, I hope to inspire on how to overcome that obstacle.
I had a very intimate conversation with both of them. And it was nice. I felt like they were very present, they were listening to what I said. They were curious about Shannon, about our relationship.
And then she told me about how, like I said, her and Ms. Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein were all intimate together on multiple occasions.
We hope NEAR will provide the much-needed platform to strengthen the collective voice of those working directly with local communities, what we have is proximity and intimate understanding of our communities, along with local credibility and trust.
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- íntimCatalan, Valencian
- vertraut, innig, intimGerman
- intima, intimiEsperanto
- isiklik, lähedane sõber, intiimne, lähedaneEstonian
- läheinen ystävä, henkilökohtainen, antaa, intiimi, tuttu, ymmärtääFinnish
- bizalmas, intimHungarian
- biancheria intima, personale, proprio, privato, amico per la pelle, intimo, strettoItalian
- tuvs, intīms, personisksLatvian
- privat, intim, fortrolig, personligNorwegian
- innig, suggereren, laten doorschemerenDutch
- bliski, zasugerować, osobisty, intymny, sugerowaćPolish
- íntimo, pessoalPortuguese
- личный, интимный, близкийRussian
- antyda, intimSwedish
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