The verb "intimate" means "to state or make known".
The activity of intimating (making known) underpins the meanings of "intimate" when used as a noun and adjective.
It is no secret that the most beautiful women in the world live in Odessa.
In our millionth city thousands of potential brides of different ages do not leave any hope to meet a reliable life partner.
The noun "intimate" means a person with whom one has a particularly close relationship.
This was clarified by Dalton (1959) who discusses how anthropologists and ethnographic researchers access "inside information" from within a particular cultural setting by establishing networks of intimates capable (and willing) to provide information unobtainable through formal channels.
Unlike feminists in the west Ukrainians do not take offense to the role of housewife.
When it comes time to raise children, most of them will not make excuses that it will cause problems for their careers.