- intimate borrowing,
- intimations of immortality,
Examples from the Web for intimation
They had to hear our addresses and prayers and hymns; they had to listen to the intimation of our future meetings.The Story of John G. Paton|James Paton
This is the first intimation of his interest in what was to be the work of his life.Tennyson and His Friends|Various
At this intimation the Gun Club merely shrugged its shoulders and returned to its great work.
Whether the wound was slight or serious, no intimation was given.Frank's Campaign|Horatio Alger, Jr.
The letter was very short with an intimation that Lady Augustus would no doubt have explained the details of the arrangement.The American Senator|Anthony Trollope
mid-15c., "action of making known," from Middle French intimation (late 14c.), from Late Latin intimationem (nominative intimatio) "an announcement" (in Medieval Latin "a judicial notification"), noun of action from past participle stem of intimare (see intimate). Meaning "suggestion, hint" is from 1530s.