What does intimation mean?

Definitions for intimation

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hint, intimation, breath(noun)

    an indirect suggestion

    "not a breath of scandal ever touched her"

  2. inkling, intimation, glimmering, glimmer(noun)

    a slight suggestion or vague understanding

    "he had no inkling what was about to happen"

Wiktionary

  1. intimation(Noun)

    The act of intimating; also, the thing intimated.

  2. intimation(Noun)

    Announcement; declaration.

  3. intimation(Noun)

    A hint; an obscure or indirect suggestion or notice; a remote or ambiguous reference; as, he had given only intimations of his design.

  4. Origin: From intimatio (Compare intimation)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intimation(noun)

    the act of intimating; also, the thing intimated

  2. Intimation(noun)

    announcement; declaration

  3. Intimation(noun)

    a hint; an obscure or indirect suggestion or notice; a remote or ambiguous reference; as, he had given only intimations of his design

  4. Origin: [L. intimatio: cf. F. intimation.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of intimation in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of intimation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    The intimation is that Hamas now accepts the state of Israel. This is a complete distortion of the truth. The new Hamas statement says Israel has no right to exist.

  2. André Breton:

    To reduce the imagination to a state of slavery --even though it would mean the elimination of what is commonly called happiness --is to betray all sense of absolute justice within oneself. Imagination alone offers me some intimation of what can be.

  3. Amanda Rives:

    We are seeing and hearing that increasing numbers of girls are getting married and coupled to seek protection from gang violence and intimation from gangs, being in a couple with a gang member may give the girl and her family some level of protection from one gang, but may leave them more vulnerable to rival gangs.

  4. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Ever wonder what fake news is? Last week, CNN, The New York Times and Al Jazeera reported that Hamas now accepts the Palestinian state along the 1967 lines. The New York Times headline called this ‘moderation,’ the intimation is that Hamas now accepts the state of Israel. This is a complete distortion of the truth. The new Hamas statement says Israel has no right to exist.

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