adverb see intimate II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Intimately — In ti*mate*ly, adv. In an intimate manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intimately — adv. Intimately is used with these adjectives: ↑acquainted, ↑bound, ↑concerned, ↑familiar, ↑involved, ↑related Intimately is used with these verbs: ↑connect, ↑link, ↑tie …   Collocations dictionary

  • intimately — Ⅰ. intimate [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) closely acquainted; familiar. 2) private and personal. 3) euphemistic having a sexual relationship. 4) involving very close connection: an intimate involvement. 5) (of knowledge) detailed. 6) …   English terms dictionary

  • intimately — adverb 1. in a close manner (Freq. 2) the two phenomena are intimately connected the person most nearly concerned • Syn: ↑closely, ↑nearly • Derived from adjective: ↑close ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • intimately — See intimate1. * * * …   Universalium

  • intimately — adverb In an intimate manner …   Wiktionary

  • intimately — Synonyms and related words: agreeably, amiably, amicably, ardently, arm in arm, centrally, congenially, cordially, deeply, familiarly, favorably, friendliwise, friendly, genially, hand in hand, heartily, inly, interiorly, internally,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • intimately — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. closely, personally, informally, familiarly, confidentially, without reserve, privately, secretly, in detail, off the record; see also lovingly , secretly . Ant. openly*, reservedly, publicly …   English dictionary for students

  • intimately — adv. in an intimate fashion; warmly, in a familiar manner; closely; personally, privately, secretly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intimately — ad. 1. Closely, nearly. 2. Familiarly, closely, confidentially. 3. Thoroughly, familiarly, through and through, to the core, to the bottom …   New dictionary of synonyms

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