Definition of intimately adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



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  1. 1in a very close and friendly way The characters in the film become intimately involved in each other's lives.
  2. 2in a private and personal, and often a sexual, way She was talking intimately with a young man. They touched each other intimately.
  3. 3if you know somebody/something intimately, you know them/it in a very detailed and thorough way They were intimately familiar with the US laws and regulations. an area of the country that he knew intimately
  4. 4intimately connected/linked/related/involved connected or involved in a very close way The two issues are intimately connected. She was intimately involved in the project.