US: /ˈɪnəmət/, /ˈɪntəˌmeɪt/, /ˈɪntəmət/

English Vietnamese dictionary

intimate /'intimit/
  • tính từ
    • thân mật, mật thiết, thân tính, quen thuộc
    • riêng tư, riêng biệt; ấm cúng
    • chung chăn chung gối; gian gâm, thông dâm
    • (thuộc) bản chất; (thuộc) ý nghĩ tình cảm sâu sắc nhất; sâu sắc (lòng tin...)
    • danh từ
      • người thân, người tâm phúc
      • người rất quen thuộc với (cái gì, nơi nào...)
      • ngoại động từ
        • báo cho biết, cho biết
        • gợi cho biết, gợi ý

      Advanced English dictionary

      adjective, verb, noun
      + adjective
      1 (of people) having a close and friendly relationship: intimate friends + We're not on intimate terms with our neighbours.
      2 private and personal, often in a sexual way: The article revealed intimate details about his family life. + the most intimate parts of her body
      3 (of a place or situation) encouraging close, friendly relationships, sometimes of a sexual nature: an intimate restaurant / dinner / conversation + He knew an intimate little bar where they would not be disturbed.
      4 (of knowledge) very detailed and thorough: an intimate knowledge of the English countryside
      5 (of a link between things) very close: an intimate connection between class and educational success
      6 ~ (with sb) (formal or law) having a sexual relationship with sb
      intimately adverb: intimately connected / linked / related + an area of the country that he knew intimately + She was intimately involved in the project. + They touched each other intimately (= in a sexual way).
      + verb
      ~ sth (to sb) (formal) to let sb know what you think or mean in an indirect way: [VN] He has already intimated to us his intention to retire. + [V (that)] He has already intimated (that) he intends to retire.
      + noun (formal) a close personal friend: He was a wartime minister and intimate of Churchill.

      Thesaurus dictionary

      1 close, personal, warm, affectionate, loving, dear, bosom, cherished, familiar, intime:
      She had a party for intimate friends.
      2 secret, confidential, private, personal, privy, hidden, intime; detailed, penetrating, deep, profound, thorough, exhaustive:
      In his autobiography he reveals intimate particulars of his marriage.
      3 sexual; carnal:
      It is well known that Millie was on intimate terms with her chauffeur.
      4 cosy, informal, snug, friendly, warm, comfortable; intime, a deux, tête-à-tête, Colloq comfy:
      The two of us had an intimate dinner at home last night.
      5 friend, associate, comrade, crony, familiar, confidant(e), (constant) companion, Achates, alter ego, colleague, confrère, Colloq sidekick, chum, pal, Brit and Australian mate, US buddy, Slang Brit china (plate), mucker:
      He and a few of his intimates like to get together now and then for a game of snooker.
      hint, imply, suggest, insinuate, indicate, refer to, allude to, communicate, make known, give (someone) to understand, warn, caution, Colloq tip (off):
      He intimates that my wife will be a widow if I tell the police.

      Concise English dictionary

      +someone to whom private matters are confided
      +give to understand
      +imply as a possibility
      +marked by close acquaintance, association, or familiarity
      +having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere
      +having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship
      +involved in a sexual relationship
      +innermost or essential
      +thoroughly acquainted through study or experience