Online Dictionary: translate word or phrase from Indonesian to English or vice versa, and also from english to english on-line.
Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Insinuate(0.01371 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Insinuate.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: introduce or insert (oneself) in a subtle manner; “He
insinuated himself into the conversation of the people
at the nearby table”
2: give to understand; “I insinuated that I did not like his
wife” [syn: intimate, adumbrate]
English → English (gcide)
Insinuate \In*sin"u*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Insinuated; p.
pr. & vb. n. Insinuating.] [L. insinuatus, p. p. of
insinuareto insinuate; pref. in- in + sinus the bosom. See
1. To introduce gently or slowly, as by a winding or narrow
passage, or a gentle, persistent movement.
The water easily insinuates itself into, and
placidly distends, the vessels of vegetables.
2. To introduce artfully; to infuse gently; to instill.
All the art of rhetoric, besides order and
clearness, are for nothing else but to insinuate
wrong ideas, move the passions, and thereby mislead
the judgment. --Locke.
Horace laughs to shame all follies and insinuates
virtue, rather by familiar examples than by the
severity of precepts. --Dryden.
3. To hint; to suggest by remote allusion; -- often used
derogatorily; as, did you mean to insinuate anything?
4. To push or work (one's self), as into favor; to introduce
by slow, gentle, or artful means; to ingratiate; -- used
He insinuated himself into the very good grace of
the Duke of Buckingham. --Clarendon.
Syn: To instill; hint; suggest; intimate.
Insinuate \In*sin"u*ate\, v. i.
1. To creep, wind, or flow in; to enter gently, slowly, or
imperceptibly, as into crevices.
2. To ingratiate one's self; to obtain access or favor by
flattery or cunning.
He would insinuate with thee but to make thee sigh.
To insinuate, flatter, bow, and bend my limbs.