Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun intimation

2 senses of intimation

Sense 1
hint, intimation, breath -- (an indirect suggestion; "not a breath of scandal ever touched her")
       => suggestion, proposition, proffer -- (a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection; "it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse")

Sense 2
inkling, intimation, glimmering, glimmer -- (a slight suggestion or vague understanding; "he had no inkling what was about to happen")
       => suggestion -- (an idea that is suggested; "the picnic was her suggestion")

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