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1. intimate

adjective. ['ˈɪntəmət, ˈɪntɪˌmeɪt, ˈɪnɪmət'] marked by close acquaintance, association, or familiarity.

Antonyms

  • contraindicate

Etymology

  • intimare (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word intimate


1. Noun, singular or mass
Talk with family and friends whom you know will not share your intimate details with anyone else.

2. Verb, base form
This European-style hotel provides a quiet, intimate atmosphere for romantic getaways.

3. Adjective
The Pillars is an intimate hotel on the Intracoastal Waterway in Fort Lauderdale.

Quotes containing the word intimate


1. I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close.
- Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets

2. I think you grow wherever God plants you. I hope I'm growing as a person of faith, as a Christian. That should be our number one objective this journey of life. That all starts with a personal intimate relationship with Christ and then being in prayer every single day about all of those things - being tenacious about it.
- J. C. Watts

3. I want to know what it is to build the foundation of the friendship for real, to have my best friend and not because we're just intimate, but because we're mentally intimate. So I'm waiting for that person to come into my life.
- LisaRaye McCoy-Misick

2. intimate

verb. ['ˈɪntəmət, ˈɪntɪˌmeɪt, ˈɪnɪmət'] give to understand.

Synonyms

  • hint
  • insinuate
  • adumbrate

Antonyms

  • inhospitable
  • uncongenial
  • hostile
  • cool

Etymology

  • intimare (Latin)

3. intimate

verb. ['ˈɪntəmət, ˈɪntɪˌmeɪt, ˈɪnɪmət'] imply as a possibility.

Synonyms

  • make out
  • imply

Antonyms

  • unfriendliness
  • unsociable
  • rhetorical

Etymology

  • intimare (Latin)

4. intimate

adjective. ['ˈɪntəmət, ˈɪntɪˌmeɪt, ˈɪnɪmət'] having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere.

Synonyms

  • friendly
  • informal

Antonyms

  • outer
  • peripheral
  • outward

Etymology

  • intimare (Latin)

5. intimate

adjective. ['ˈɪntəmət, ˈɪntɪˌmeɪt, ˈɪnɪmət'] having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship.

Synonyms

  • familiar

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • foe

Etymology

  • intimare (Latin)

6. intimate

noun. ['ˈɪntəmət, ˈɪntɪˌmeɪt, ˈɪnɪmət'] someone to whom private matters are confided.

Synonyms

  • secretary
  • confidante
  • confidant
  • friend

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • disclaim
  • lack
  • uncomfortable

Etymology

  • intimare (Latin)

7. intimate

adjective. ['ˈɪntəmət, ˈɪntɪˌmeɪt, ˈɪnɪmət'] innermost or essential.

Synonyms

  • intrinsical
  • internal
  • intrinsic

Antonyms

  • inclusive
  • external
  • alienable
  • inessential

Etymology

  • intimare (Latin)

8. intimate

adjective. ['ˈɪntəmət, ˈɪntɪˌmeɪt, ˈɪnɪmət'] thoroughly acquainted through study or experience.

Synonyms

  • versed
  • experient
  • knowledgeable

Antonyms

  • tender
  • unskilled
  • uneducated
  • uninformed

Etymology

  • intimare (Latin)

9. intimate

adjective. ['ˈɪntəmət, ˈɪntɪˌmeɪt, ˈɪnɪmət'] involved in a sexual relationship.

Synonyms

  • sexy

Antonyms

  • outside
  • foreign

Etymology

  • intimare (Latin)
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