adumbrate describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of; give to understand
insinuate introduce or insert (oneself) in a subtle manner; give to understand
intimate as in imply as a possibility
"The evidence suggests a need for more clarification"
suggestmake a proposal, declare a plan for something; drop a hint; imply as a possibility; call to mind
intimate as in marked by close acquaintance, association, or familiarity
"intimate relations between economics, politics, and legal principles - V.L. Parrington"
intimate as in concerning things deeply private and personal
"private family matters"
privatean enlisted man of the lowest rank in the Army or Marines; confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy; concerning things deeply private and personal; concerning one person exclusively; not expressed
intimate as in having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere
"had a cozy chat"
"a relaxed informal manner"
"an intimate cocktail lounge"
"the small room was cozy and intimate"
cozya padded cloth covering to keep a teapot warm ; enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space; having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere; suggesting connivance
informal not formal; not officially recognized or controlled; used of spoken and written language ; having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere
intimate as in having mutual interests or affections
"of established friendship"
"on familiar terms"
"pretending she is on an intimate footing with those she slanders"
familiara person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support ; a friend who is frequently in the company of another; a spirit (usually in animal form) that acts as an assistant to a witch or wizard ; well known or easily recognized; within normal everyday experience; (usually followed by `with') well informed about or knowing thoroughly; having mutual interests or affections
intimate as in used euphemistically to refer to the genitals
"he touched her intimate parts"
intimate as in involved in a sexual relationship
"the intimate (or sexual) relations between husband and wife"
"she had been intimate with many men"
sexual of or relating to or characterized by sexuality; having or involving sex; involved in a sexual relationship
intimate as in innermost or essential
"the inner logic of Cubism"
"the internal contradictions of the theory"
"the intimate structure of matter"
inner located inward; located or occurring within or closer to a center; innermost or essential; confined to an exclusive group; exclusive to a center; inside or closer to the inside of the body
internal happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface; occurring within an institution or community; inside the country; located inward; innermost or essential
intimate as in thoroughly acquainted through study or experience
"this girl, so intimate with nature-W.H.Hudson"
"knowledgeable about the technique of painting- Herbert Read"
knowledgeablehighly educated; alert and fully informed; thoroughly acquainted through study or experience
versed thoroughly acquainted through study or experience; an injectable form of benzodiazepine (trade name Versed) useful for sedation and for reducing pain during uncomfortable medical procedures