- 1to let someone know what you think or mean in an indirect way synonym make known
- 2 intimate something (to somebody) He has already intimated to us his intention to retire. intimate (that)… He has already intimated (that) he intends to retire.
NAmE//ˈɪntəˌmeɪt//(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they intimate
he / she / it intimates
past simple intimated
-ing form intimating