- Closely acquainted; familiar.
- He and his sister deeply valued their intimate relationship as they didn't have much else to live for.
- Of or involved in a sexual relationship.
- She enjoyed some intimate time alone with her husband.
- Personal, private.
- an intimate friend
- an intimate setting
NounIntimate (plural Intimates)
- A very close friend.
- Only a couple of intimates had ever read his writing.
- (in plural intimates) Women's underwear, sleepwear, or lingerie, especially offered for sale in a store.
- You'll find bras and panties in the women's intimates section upstairs.
- (transitive) To suggest or disclose discreetly.
- He intimated that we should leave before the argument escalated.
Adverbs for Intimate
exceptionally; reprehensibly; curiously; inordinately; strangely; charmingly; closely; unusually; uncommonly; pleasantly; affectionately; embarrassingly; oddly; sweetly; confidentially; particularly; peculiarly; singularly; artlessly; cordially; devotedly; companionably; agreeably; gently; graciously; unbecomingly.
Adverbs for Intimate
bitterly; silently; darkly; distinctly; simultaneously; tacitly; mystically; officially; unpleasantly; slyly; diabolically; delicately; plausibly.
absolute, acquaintance, acquainted with, adumbrate, advocate, affectionate, allegorize, allied, allude to, alter ego, amigo, anonymous, approaching, approximate, approximating, arm-in-arm, assembled, associate, associated, assume, at home in, at home with, attest, backer, banded together, bespeak, best friend, betoken, bosom, bosom friend, bound, bracketed, bring to mind, brother, buddy, buddy-buddy, burning, carnal, casual acquaintance, caution, central, certain, chatty, cheek-by-jowl, cheerful, cherished, chum, chummy, close, close acquaintance, close friend, closet, colleague, collected, comfortable, comfy, communicate, companion, comrade, concrete, confidant, confidante, confident, confidential, confrere, conjoined, connected, connote, conversant with, copulate, cosy, coupled, cozy, crony, dear, deep, deep-seated, defined, definite, detailed, determinate, devoted, different, distinct, distinguished, drop a hint, elemental, entail, esoteric, especial, essential, exceptional, exhaustive, express, extraordinary, familiar, familiar with, favorer, fellow, fellow creature, fellowman, fixed, fond, friend, friendly, gathered, give a hint, give the cue, glance at, hand and glove, hand-in-glove, hand-in-hand, hidden, hint, hint at, homelike, homely, homey, homish, hot, implicate, imply, import, inborn, inbred, incognito, incorporated, indicate, individual, indoor, indwelling, infer, informal, informed in, ingrained, inmost, innate, inner, innermost, inseparable, inseparable friend, inside, insinuate, integrated, interior, internal, intestine, intimate with, intrinsic, involve, inward, isolated, joined, knotted, leagued, linked, lover, loving, make known, master of, matched, mate, mated, mean, mean to say, merged, minute, mucker, near, near the mark, nearest, nearing, nearish, neighbor, next, nigh, nighish, noteworthy, other self, paired, pal, pally, palsy-walsy, particular, partisan, peaceful, penetrating, personal, pickup, plain, point indirectly to, precise, presume, presuppose, private, privy, proficient in, profound, prompt, propinque, proximal, proximate, refer to, repository, respective, retired, secluded, secret, sequestered, several, sexual, side-by-side, sidekick, simple, singular, snug, solipsistic, special, specific, spliced, strong in, suggest, supporter, suppose, sympathizer, take for granted, tete-a-tete, thick, thick as thieves, thorough, tied, tip off, undivided, united, unpretending, unseparated, up on, versed in, vicinal, warm, warn, wedded, well-read in, well-wisher, withdrawn, yoked
- Intimate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- Intimate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- second-person plural present indicative of intimare
- second-person plural imperative of intimare
- Feminine plural of intimato
- second-person plural present active imperative of intimō