AskDefine | Define intimately

Dictionary Definition

intimately adv
1 in a close manner; "the two phenomena are intimately connected"; "the person most nearly concerned" [syn: closely, nearly]
2 with great or especially intimate knowledge; "we knew them well" [syn: well]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. In an intimate manner.

Extensive Definition

Intimate may refer to:
  • Intimate examination, a physical examination for medical purposes that includes examination of the breasts, genitalia, or rectum of a patient
  • Intimate ion pair, the interactions between a cation, anion and surrounding solvent molecules
  • Intimate media, media artifacts created and collected to capture and commemorate aspects of family and intimate relationships
  • Intimate part, a place on the human body which it is usually customary to keep covered with clothing in public areas
  • Intimate relationship, a particularly close interpersonal relationship

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