What does the word intimate mean?

Usage examples for intimate

  1. As a matter of fact, she went out a great deal, but invariably among friends and to small, intimate affairs. – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. He did not like the notion of Chip Slider being taken up by the Auto Boys in any very intimate way, he declared. – The Auto Boys' Mystery by James A. Braden
  3. You're an intimate friend of both brothers. – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse