having or being a very close and friendly relationship; having a sexual relationship, especially outside marriage
private and personal
(of knowledge) detailed and obtained by deep study or long experience
make sth known (to sb), especially discreetly or indirectly
"intimate relations between economics, politics, and legal principles"
"had a cozy chat"
"a relaxed informal manner"
"an intimate cocktail lounge"
"the small room was cozy and intimate"
"on familiar terms"
"pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders"
"the intimate (or sexual) relations between husband and wife"
"she had been intimate with many men"
"he touched her intimate parts"
"the inner logic of Cubism"
"the internal contradictions of the theory"
"the intimate structure of matter"
"this girl, so intimate with nature"
"knowledgeable about the technique of painting"
"I insinuated that I did not like his wife"
"The evidence suggests a need for more clarification"
There is an intimate interdependence of intellect and morals.
出自： R. W. Emerson
A notice..intimating a reduction of ten per cent in the wages of miners.