wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup

NEW: Pecarus, by Lexmilian de Mello,
A Book of Poetry Inspired by Wordswarm.net

Wordswarms From Years Past


13-Letter Words
12-Letter Words
11-Letter Words
10-Letter Words
9-Letter Words
8-Letter Words
7-Letter Words
6-Letter Words
5-Letter Words
4-Letter Words
3-Letter Words


Adjacent Words

intifadah
intima
Intimacies
Intimacy
intimal
Intimate
intimate apparel
Intimated
Intimately
intimateness
intimater
Intimating
Intime
Intimidate
Intimidated
Intimidating
intimidatingly
Intimidation
intimidator
intimidatory
intinction
Intinctivity
intine
Intire
Intirely

Full-text Search for "Intimation"
1864


Intimation definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

INTIMA'TION, n. Hint; an obscure or indirect suggestion or notice; a declaration or remark communicating imperfect information. Our friend left us without giving any previous intimation of his design.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an indirect suggestion; "not a breath of scandal ever touched her" [syn: hint, intimation, breath]
2: a slight suggestion or vague understanding; "he had no inkling what was about to happen" [syn: inkling, intimation, glimmering, glimmer]

Merriam Webster's

noun see intimate I

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Intimation In`ti*ma"tion, n. [L. intimatio: cf. F. intimation.] 1. The act of intimating; also, the thing intimated. 2. Announcement; declaration. --Macaulay. They made an edict with an intimation that whosoever killed a stork, should be banished. --Holland. 3. A hint; an obscure or indirect suggestion or notice; a remote or ambiguous reference; as, he had given only intimations of his design. Without mentioning the king of England, or giving the least intimation that he was sent by him. --Bp. Burnet.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(intimations) An intimation is an indirect suggestion or sign that something is likely to happen or be true. (FORMAL) I did not have any intimation that he was going to resign. N-COUNT: usu N of n, N that

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Hint, suggestion, allusion, insinuation, innuendo.

Moby Thesaurus

allegory, allusion, arcane meaning, assumption, bare suggestion, breath, broad hint, cast, catchword, clue, coloration, connotation, cue, cue word, dash, evidence, feeling, foreboding, forefeeling, funny feeling, gentle hint, gesture, gleam, glimmer, glimmering, half an idea, hazy idea, hint, hot lead, hunch, idea, implication, implied meaning, import, impression, index, indication, inference, infusion, inkling, innuendo, insinuation, intuition, intuitive impression, ironic suggestion, key, key word, kick, lead, lick, look, meaning, mere notion, metaphorical sense, nod, notion, nuance, nudge, occult meaning, overtone, preapprehension, premonition, presentiment, presumption, presupposition, prompt, sauce, scent, scintilla, seasoning, shade, shadow, sign, signal, sip, smack, smattering, smell, sneaking suspicion, soupcon, spark, spice, spoor, sprinkling, strain, streak, subsense, subsidiary sense, suggestion, sup, supposition, suspicion, symbolism, symptom, taint, taste, telltale, tempering, thought, tinct, tincture, tinge, tint, tip-off, touch, trace, track, undercurrent, undermeaning, undertone, vague feeling, vague idea, vestige, whiff, whisper, wind, wink



comments powered by Disqus

Wordswarm.net: Look up a word or phrase

 


wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup