Intimation meaning

intəmā′shən
The definition of an intimation is a hint.

An example of an intimation is a person's hint that she does not want to date her partner any longer.

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A hint; indirect suggestion.
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The act of intimating.
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A formal announcement or declaration.
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The act of intimating; also, the thing intimated.
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Announcement; declaration.
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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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Origin of intimation

  • From Middle French intimation, from Latin intimatio
    From Wiktionary