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Definitions of intimate:
  • noun:   someone to whom private matters are confided
  • verb:   give to understand
  • verb:   imply as a possibility
  • adjective:   involved in a sexual relationship
    Example: "The intimate (or sexual) relations between husband and wife"
  • adjective:   marked by close aquaintance, association, or familiarity
    Example: "Intimate friend"
  • adjective:   thoroughly acquainted with through study or experience
    Example: "This girl, so intimate with nature-W.H.Hudson"
  • adjective:   having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship
    Example: "Pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders"
  • adjective:   having or fostering a warm or friendly atmosphere; especially through smallness and informality
    Example: "An intimate cocktail lounge"
  • adjective:   innermost or essential
    Example: "The intimate structure of matter"

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