Hay 2 definiciones de intimate en inglés:

intimate1

Saltos de línea: in¦tim|ate
Pronunciación: /ˈɪntɪmət
 
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adjetivo

  • 1Closely acquainted; familiar: intimate friends they are on intimate terms
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    • Although Johnson himself was a fervent Tory, it is interesting to note that he was on friendly and intimate terms with several well-known Whigs.
    • The Heskeths were on intimate terms with Henry Stanley, 4th Earl of Derby, whose country seat was Knowsley Hall (six miles east of Liverpool).
    • Examples include finding yourself wandering by a dual carriageway at 5am, or finding yourself snogging someone with no idea how you got onto intimate terms with them.
    Sinónimos
  • 1.1(Of a place or setting) having a cosy and private or relaxed atmosphere: an intimate little Italian restaurant
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    • The ‘open mike’ idea gives an opportunity to singers and musicians of every style to come up and perform in a relaxed, intimate setting.
    • All ten members of the team had to hot-foot it round the corner to Studio 7, a cosy, intimate place but not our friend S6.
    • This small restaurant is hidden away in the bowels of the place, and has a cosy, intimate atmosphere more akin to a city-centre restaurant than a golf club.
    Sinónimos
    friendly, warm, welcoming, hospitable, harmonious, relaxed, informal, easy; cosy, comfortable, snug; tête-à-tête
    informal comfy
  • 1.2Involving very close connection: their intimate involvement with their community
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    • There is a more intimate connection between substance involvement and crime than merely that the same permanent personality traits predict both.
    • In helping with challenging campers, the nursing staff can address the intimate mind/body connection of the camper.
    • That in itself might seem extraordinary, considering the intimate connection between Dutch and Scottish painting, and the fact that the artist painted 3,000 pictures.
  • 1.3(Of knowledge) detailed or thorough: an intimate knowledge of the software
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    • Let me ask you this, because you do have experience, intimate knowledge of the country, its people.
    • Steve possesses deep, intimate knowledge of both Churchill and Reagan, having written books on each, though he deploys his learning lightly.
    • People know where they live at a level of intimate knowledge that no professional can compete with.
    Sinónimos
    detailed, thorough, exhaustive, deep, in-depth, profound; experienced, personal, first-hand, direct, immediate

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Derivativos

intimately

adverbio
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  • Our guest today has dealt intimately with hundreds of situations like this.
  • But what gets lost when the technology takes over is the emotion that connects us so intimately with music.
  • A doctor is not as intimately connected with a mother, and so the birth can be more stressful and rushed.

Origen

early 17th century (as a noun): from late Latin intimatus, past participle of Latin intimare 'impress, make familiar', from intimus 'inmost'.

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Hay 2 definiciones de intimate en inglés:

intimate2

Saltos de línea: in¦tim|ate
Pronunciación: /ˈɪntɪmeɪt
 
/

verbo

[with object]
  • 1State or make known: Mr Hutchison has intimated his decision to retire
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    • This bird of night portends misplaced anger and hasty decisions, and intimates an imminent death.
    • Lane intimated the donations were disclosed in the annual report, however finding the exact reference in the 110 pages has eluded your correspondent.
    • It was a male voice, but it must have been someone from her office, or what ever celebrities have, because I get another nasty e-mail intimating legal action.
    Sinónimos
    announce, state, proclaim, set forth, make known, make public, make plain, impart, disclose, reveal, divulge; tell, informimply, suggest, hint at, insinuate, indicate, signal, allude to, refer to, communicate, convey; give someone an inkling of
    informal tip someone the wink about, get at, drive at
  • 1.1 [with clause] Imply or hint: he had already intimated that he might not be able to continue
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    • I understand that five NCL teams have already intimated that they would like to join the summer-based league.
    • He has implied it, insinuated it, hinted it, and intimated it, but he has not suggested it.
    • ‘Selecting himself for the national team has intimated that,’ he suggested.

Origen

early 16th century: (earlier (late Middle English) as intimation) from late Latin intimat- 'made known', from the verb intimare (see intimate1).

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