intimation
noun see intimate I

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  • intimation — [ ɛ̃timasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1320; lat. jurid. intimatio → intimer ♦ Dr. Acte par lequel l appelant intime la partie adverse. ⇒ assignation (en appel). Cour. Mise en demeure. ⇒ injonction, 1. sommation. ● intimation nom féminin (bas latin intimatio,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Intimation — In ti*ma tion, n. [L. intimatio: cf. F. intimation.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of intimating; also, the thing intimated. [1913 Webster] 2. Announcement; declaration. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] They made an edict with an intimation that whosoever… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intimation — Intimation. s. f. v. L Acte par lequel on intime. L Exploit ne porte point intimation. intimation en cas d appel. l intimation du Concile …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • intimation — I noun allusion, denuntiatio, hint, idea, implication, inference, inkling, innuendo, insinuation, mention, nuntius, overtone, reference, significatio, suggestion II index cloud ( …   Law dictionary

  • intimation — [in΄tə mā′shən] n. 〚ME intimacion < OFr intimation < LL intimatio〛 1. the act of intimating 2. a formal announcement or declaration: now chiefly in law 3. a hint; indirect suggestion * * * See intimater. * * * …   Universalium

  • intimation — mid 15c., action of making known, from M.Fr. intimation (late 14c.), from L.L. intimationem (nom. intimatio) an announcement (in M.L. a judicial notification ), noun of action from pp. stem of intimare (see INTIMATE (Cf. intimate)). Meaning… …   Etymology dictionary

  • intimation — Intimation, f. acut. Est denonciation, et signification, Denuntiatio, Praedictio alicui facta (Terent. Andr. Neque hoc tu dicas tibi non praedictum caue) O intimation, Denuntiatione atque praedictione addita, Qui est la clause ordinaire és… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • intimation — [in΄tə mā′shən] n. [ME intimacion < OFr intimation < LL intimatio] 1. the act of intimating 2. a formal announcement or declaration: now chiefly in law 3. a hint; indirect suggestion …   English World dictionary

  • Intimation — (v. lat.), 1) Bekanntmachung; 2) bekanntmachende Zufertigung; 3) (Lebenabsagen), das vorläufige Bekanntmachen des Todesurtheils da, wo eine öffentliche Bekanntmachung desselben an den Inquisiten, z.B. beim Hochnothpeinlichen Halsgericht, noch… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Intimation — Intimation, lat. dtsch., Mittheilung, Bekanntmachung; die vorläufige Ankündigung des Todesurtheiles an einen Delinquenten, wo noch die öffentl. Verurtheilung gebräuchlich ist …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • intimation — [n] clue, hint allusion, announcement, breath, communication, cue, declaration, implication, indication, inkling, innuendo, insinuation, notice, notion, reminder, shade, shadow, strain, streak, suggestion, suspicion, telltale, tinge, tip, trace,… …   New thesaurus

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