Synonyms for intimate
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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.
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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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Monkeypox is not a sexually transmitted infection in the typical sense, but it can be transmitted during sexual and intimate contact, as well as with personal contact and shared bedding and clothing.
Remodeling after a breakup depends on the individual and the breakup, if it is going to help you be happy and move on then absolutely it’s a necessity. At one New York City interior design firm they even have a term( used internally) for such projects : break-up decoration therapy. Sean Juneja, CEO of Dcor Aid, says Dcor Aid’s important to start in the bedroom, the most intimate space you shared. Even if you ca n’t afford to knock down any walls, paint them.
Well, first of all, I don't want to intimate in anyway that I control or have influence with Julian Assange because I do not, we have a mutual friend, somebody we both trust and therefore I am a recipient of pretty good information.
The price one pays for pursuing a profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.
Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.
Translations for intimate
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- íntimCatalan, Valencian
- vertraut, intim, innigGerman
- intima, intimiEsperanto
- lähedane sõber, intiimne, lähedane, isiklikEstonian
- ymmärtää, tuttu, intiimi, läheinen ystävä, antaa, henkilökohtainenFinnish
- intim, bizalmasHungarian
- stretto, intimo, amico per la pelle, biancheria intima, personale, proprio, privatoItalian
- tuvs, personisks, intīmsLatvian
- privat, intim, fortrolig, personligNorwegian
- suggereren, innig, laten doorschemerenDutch
- sugerować, intymny, osobisty, zasugerować, bliskiPolish
- pessoal, íntimoPortuguese
- близкий, личный, интимныйRussian
- antyda, intimSwedish
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