- adj. 亲密的；私人的；精通的；有性关系的
- n. 知己；至交
- vt. 暗示；通知；宣布
CET4 TEM4 IELTS GRE 考 研 TOEFL CET6
1. in- => inter- => intim- "inmost" (最高级).
2. intim- "inmost" => "close friend" + -ate.
3. => closely acquainted, very familiar, make known, inmost things.
4. 在心里ti 提到，这是在新人与夫妻之间用；与一个人亲密，所以了解详细.
5. intimate knowledge 详细的知识.
- intimate (adj.)
- 1630s, "closely acquainted, very familiar," from Late Latin intimatus, past participle of intimare "make known, announce, impress," from Latin intimus "inmost" (adj.), "close friend" (n.), superlative of in "in" (see in- (2)). Used euphemistically in reference to women's underwear from 1904. Related: Intimately.
- intimate (v.)
- "suggest indirectly," 1530s, back-formation from intimation, or else from Late Latin intimatus, past participle of intimare. Related: Intimated; intimating.
- intimate (n.)
- 1650s, "person with whom one is intimate," from intimate (adj.).
- 1. Mr Black went for the jugular, asking intimate sexual questions.
- 2. France has kept the most intimate links with its former African territories.
- 3. He surprised me with his intimate knowledge of Kierkegaard and Schopenhauer.
- 4. The cafe has an intimate but buzzy atmosphere.
- 5. I just won't discuss my intimate relationships.
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