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Characterized by a close or warm personal relationship
“If you're on incredibly intimate terms with your flatmates, get them to check for you.”
Not known or meant to be known by the general populace
“There, he was to spend 22 years as a fitter of escalators, a job which he knew inside out and excelled at through his intimate knowledge of the business.”
Private and personal
“Their interrogation was demeaning and humiliating, probing the most intimate details of my personal and family life.”
Having a friendly quiet atmosphere
“Although I am a fan of the mainstage at the Bard on the Beach, the intimate setting of the stage was perfect for the staging of Macbeth.”
Having a sexual relationship
“Their intimate moments with their boyfriends.”
A very close friend
“The fellow with the cell phone, ironically named Virgil, chats obsessively on it with a number of intimates, including his former girlfriend Alice.”
To convey an idea indirectly
“… trying to intimate that there was more going on than anyone knew.”
State or make known
“The handclaps that begin the song intimate a playfulness throughout, and a funky guitar and fuzzy keys sew together seemingly independent jams.”
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