be intimate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v be intimate have sexual intercourse with "This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm","Adam knew Eve","Were you ever intimate with this man?"
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Quotations

  • Irish Proverb
    Irish Proverb
    “Be neither intimate nor distant with the clergy.”
  • Reinhold Niebuhr
    Reinhold%20Niebuhr
    “Family life is too intimate to be preserved by the spirit of justice. It can be sustained by a spirit of love which goes beyond justice.”
  • M. F. K. Fisher
    M. F. K. Fisher
    “Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.”

Usage

In literature:

As intimated before, the method Joe Strong used is not going to be printed here.
"Joe Strong The Boy Fire-Eater" by Vance Barnum
During the last twenty years I have had the honor of being on intimate terms with him.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIV" by John Lord
And Hilda had a peculiar sensation of being more intimate with him than she had ever been before.
"Hilda Lessways" by Arnold Bennett
But what I say I know intimately to be true.
"At Last" by Charles Kingsley
For I had not been long on board ere I found that it would not do to be intimate with everybody.
"White Jacket" by Herman Melville
She knew and highly esteemed Mrs. Spaulding, and was very glad that her daughter should be intimate with her family.
"Our Gift" by Teachers of the School Street Universalist Sunday School, Boston
Even though he is an intimate friend of our mayor, the commune preferred to be rid of him.
"A Hilltop on the Marne" by Mildred Aldrich
Being desirous of making the attempt, I intimated this by signs to my guide.
"A Woman's Journey Round the World" by Ida Pfeiffer
But now, how comes it to pass that beings so unlike are so intimately united together in man?
"The Existence of God" by Francois de Salignac de La Mothe- Fenelon
Chacopa, a chief of Snake River, intimated his wish to be heard.
"Personal Memoirs Of A Residence Of Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes On The American Frontiers" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
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In poetry:

To be more revolutionary than a nun
is our desire, to be secular and intimate
as, when sighting a redcoat, you smile
and pull the trigger. Anxieties
and animosities, flaming and feeding
"On Seeing Larry Rivers' Washington Crossing The Delaware At The Museum Of Modern Art" by Frank O Hara

In news:

Barbra Streisand may be a singing legend, but she's not a diva, she told Savannah Guthrie in an intimate interview that aired on the "Today" show Friday.
I try to make an effort to be intimate every week.
You must be registered to view the video: Intimate Relationships.
The 'Hangover' actor guest starred in an episode of 'Sex and the City' where he had to kiss Sarah's iconic character Carrie Bradshaw and he admits it was difficult because he was being told how to be intimate with her.
The vast majority of digital signage software tools are designed with a power user in mind, or at the very least a user who will learn the application intimately and be responsible for its use.
What we are about is each person's right to choose — whom you marry, what you do with your body, with whom you choose to be sexually intimate, what color you paint your home — without a governmental agency limiting those choices.
The neighborhood may be getting Disneyfied, but chef Zak Pelaccio's small, intimate 5 Ninth is an exercise in authentic, simple excellence.
' Tremonti, of course, is a sick guitar player, so it should be awesome to see him shred it up in an intimate venue like the Machine Shop.
It can't help but be intimate.
The reason being, Rihanna showed off a few rather "intimate piercings " on New Years Eve when she wore a black see though dress to a party.
The disc, which includes intimate performances and a question-and-answer session with fans, will be available only at Target stores December 18th.
When a restaurant has the ability to provide exceptional service, a savory seasonal menu and intimate atmosphere, it should be recognized.
Although nobody seems to be hurt, he violated a policy that no intimate relationships take place between students and professors .
About Renew Revive Renew Revive is an inspirational event planning and management organization that exists to create intimate settings for Christian women to be renewed and revived spiritually, mentally and physically.
Through intimate profiles of individuals and communities from across the country, this 90-minute program serves up a genuine taste of what it's like to be Asian American in today's ever-changing United States.
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In science:

It turns out, that these integrals are intimately related to quantities in holomorphic matrix models, and therefore the effective superpotential can be rewritten in terms of matrix model expressions.
Supersymmetric Gauge Theories from String Theory
Quite interestingly, it turns out that the non-compact Calabi-Yau manifolds are intimately related to Riemann surfaces and that the integrals on the Calabi-Yau can be mapped to integrals on the Riemann surface.
Supersymmetric Gauge Theories from String Theory
Experimental determination of these two parameters can thus be regarded as one of the most intimate tests of the predictions of QCD.
Experimental Tests of Asymptotic Freedom
A large amount of observational work thus remains to be done to improve our understanding of the conditions in which intimate mixing occurs in the ISM.
Enrichment of the ISM by metal-rich droplets and the abundance bias in HII regions
To some this intimate connection to one of the big ”unsolvable” problems is a serious additional argument against any such ideas, nicknamed weak-strong or simply S -dualities, while for the others it can be a source of additional enthusiasm.
Alday-Maldacena duality and AdS Plateau problem
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