◄ Intimate ►

1. (a.) Innermost; inward; internal; deep-seated; hearty.

2. (a.) Near; close; direct; thorough; complete.

3. (a.) Close in friendship or acquaintance; familiar; confidential; as, an intimate friend.

4. (n.) An intimate friend or associate; a confidant.

5. (v.) To announce; to declare; to publish; to communicate; to make known.

6. (v.) To suggest obscurely or indirectly; to refer to remotely; to give slight notice of; to hint; as, he intimated his intention of resigning his office.

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


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