Synonyms for intimated
- drop a hint
- let cat out of bag
- let it be known
- make known
- make noise
- spill the beans
Antonyms for intimated
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INTIMATED
The city-pent, as we have intimated, must take this season largely on faith.
Mr Verloc intimated in a throaty, veiled murmur that he was no longer young.
Lady Augusta intimated stiffly that she had not the honour of the baronet's acquaintance.
He was, as I have intimated, a person of lofty demeanour, with a vein of high seriousness.
As much was intimated by several observant townspeople who passed him.
The little procession arranged itself as Louise had intimated.
“I see but one way to settle this difficulty,” he intimated.
He had come to Paris to find her, he had found her—in our conversation he had intimated as much.
She had intimated that he was a coward in not seeing his fiancee and telling her the truth.
Then he intimated that he had rather wait and think it over a little while.
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.