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

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