verb (used with object), in·ti·mat·ed, in·ti·mat·ing.
Words nearby intimate
Origin of intimate2
OTHER WORDS FROM intimate
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH intimateintimate intimidate
Examples from the Web for intimated
Judge Drioux intimated Picasso he was part of a larger gang of criminals who stole the Mona Lisa.
And of those six candidates, only Ernst has intimated that she supports doing away with the agency.
In a follow up interview with the New York Times, he intimated that Palestinians—all Palestinians—were "not human."Long Island Anti-Muslim Free Speech Rally Forsakes Press Freedom|Ali Gharib|April 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas intimated that Hagel may have taken $200,000 from American enemies like North Korea or Iran.
SCAF intimated they would launch an investigation into any funding not approved through the Egyptian government.Egyptian Government Invades Human Rights Organization Offices|Sarah A. Topol|December 29, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Some of the causes that worked this change in his character have been intimated in the course of the preceding pages.Life of Lord Byron, Vol. I. (of VI.)|Thomas Moore
Mrs. Touchett presently received her and intimated in a few words that condolences might be taken for granted.The Portrait of a Lady|Henry James
Walker has intimated that I shall gain more friends if I tame this Andalusian bull.A Volunteer with Pike|Robert Ames Bennet
I believe I already have intimated that Prof. Fringe was not exactly prejudiced against himself.Sundry Accounts|Irvin S. Cobb
Anybody who intimated doubt of his guilt did so, in Jefferson's opinion, for partisan or equally unworthy reasons.The Life of John Marshall Volume 3 of 4|Albert J. Beveridge
British Dictionary definitions for intimated (1 of 2)
- (postpositive foll by with) having a deep or unusual knowledge (of)
- (of knowledge) deep; extensive