What does communicate mean?

Definitions for communicate
kəˈmyu nɪˌkeɪtcom·mu·ni·cate

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word communicate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. communicate, pass on, pass, pass along, put acrossverb

    transmit information

    "Please communicate this message to all employees"; "pass along the good news"

  2. communicate, intercommunicateverb

    transmit thoughts or feelings

    "He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist"

  3. convey, transmit, communicateverb

    transfer to another

    "communicate a disease"

  4. communicateverb

    join or connect

    "The rooms communicated"

  5. communicateverb

    be in verbal contact; interchange information or ideas

    "He and his sons haven't communicated for years"; "Do you communicate well with your advisor?"

  6. communicateverb

    administer Communion; in church

  7. commune, communicateverb

    receive Communion, in the Catholic church

Wiktionary

  1. communicateverb

    To impart or transmit (to another); to give a share of.

    Etymology: From communicatus, perfect passive participle of communico, from communis.

  2. communicateverb

    To impart information or knowledge of; to make known, to tell.

    It is vital that I communicate this information to you.

    Etymology: From communicatus, perfect passive participle of communico, from communis.

  3. communicateverb

    To share (in); to have in common, to partake of.

    We shall now consider those functions of intelligence which man communicates with the higher beasts.

    Etymology: From communicatus, perfect passive participle of communico, from communis.

  4. communicateverb

    To receive or take part in Holy Communion.

    She attended church, but did not communicate at mass.

    Etymology: From communicatus, perfect passive participle of communico, from communis.

  5. communicateverb

    To express or convey ideas, either through verbal or nonverbal means; to have intercourse, to exchange information.

    Etymology: From communicatus, perfect passive participle of communico, from communis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Communicateverb

    to share in common; to participate in

  2. Communicateverb

    to impart; to bestow; to convey; as, to communicate a disease or a sensation; to communicate motion by means of a crank

  3. Communicateverb

    to make known; to recount; to give; to impart; as, to communicate information to any one

  4. Communicateverb

    to administer the communion to

  5. Communicateverb

    to share or participate; to possess or enjoy in common; to have sympathy

  6. Communicateverb

    to give alms, sympathy, or aid

  7. Communicateverb

    to have intercourse or to be the means of intercourse; as, to communicate with another on business; to be connected; as, a communicating artery

  8. Communicateverb

    to partake of the Lord's supper; to commune

Freebase

  1. Communicate

    Communicate, released on 12 October 2001, is the second album by New Zealand rock band The Feelers. Singles include "Communicate", "As Good As It Gets", "Astronaut", "Fishing for Lisa", "The Web" and "Anniversary". It has sold over twice platinum on the New Zealand music charts.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Communicate

    kom-ū′ni-kāt, v.t. to give a share of, impart: to reveal: to bestow.—v.i. to have something in common with another: to have communication: to have intercourse: to partake of Holy Communion.—ns. Communicabil′ity, Commū′nicableness, the state of being communicable.—adj. Commū′nicable, that may be communicated: affable.—adv. Commū′nicably.—ns. Commū′nicant, one who partakes of Holy Communion; Communicā′tion, act of communicating: that which is communicated: intercourse: correspondence: a means of communicating, a connecting passage or channel.—adj. Commū′nicative, inclined to communicate or give information: unreserved.—adv. Commū′nicatively.—n. Commū′nicativeness, the quality of being communicative.—adj. Commū′nicatory, imparting knowledge. [L. communicāre, -ātum, from communis.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. communicate

    To use any means or method to convey information of any kind from one person or place to another.

Editors Contribution

  1. communicate

    To express data, information, facts, proof, language or words through collective consciousness, our soul, technology or telepathy at superluminal speed.

    We do communicate using telepathy, technology and our soul as we are all connected through our souls on planet earth and we know it.

    Submitted by MaryC on September 7, 2020  
  2. communicate

    To express data, information, facts, proof, language or words through the voice or senses.

    They did communicate information between each other, only what they needed to know

    Submitted by MaryC on January 18, 2020  
  3. communicate

    To share data, proof, information, facts, statistics, wisdom or knowledge.

    They were very able to communicate effectively.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 8, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'communicate' in Verbs Frequency: #621

How to pronounce communicate?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of communicate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of communicate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of communicate in a Sentence

  1. Health Commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot:

    The Health Department will do everything in our power to minimize the disruption caused by this evolving situation, and we will continue to communicate openly and honestly with New Yorkers.

  2. Chancellor Kelli Brown:

    Justifiable calls for action can be heard from across our campus community today. Rest assured, the University is taking active steps to address these particular incidents consistent with our University processes and policies ; however, we can not disclose specific actions taken against a specific student( s). With that in mind, our inability to communicate specific actions should not be construed as inaction. Western Carolina University takes seriously the effect that these videos have had on the campus community and will act accordingly.

  3. Ed Al-Hussainy:

    The Fed is likely to communicate that there is more scope for fiscal measures but that is a very uncomfortable spot to be in, we won't have a clear sense of direction of the economy until well into the fourth quarter because all the sequential data now is massively positive.

  4. Director Steven Walker:

    That is the future - building enough AI into the machines that they can actually communicate, share data and network at machine speed in real time.

  5. President Nayib Bukele:

    From now on, all the gang cells in our country will remain sealed. They will no longer be able to see outside the cell, this will prevent them from using signs to communicate with the hallway. They will be inside, in the dark, with their friends from the other gangs.

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Translations for communicate

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  • تفاهمArabic
  • причастя́вам се, предава́м, общувам, съобща́вамBulgarian
  • komunikovatCzech
  • verständigen, kommunizieren, mitteilenGerman
  • comunicar, compartir, comulgarSpanish
  • communiquerFrench
  • iompairIrish
  • 伝える, 連絡をとる, 通じるJapanese
  • 의사소통하다Korean
  • meedelen, mededelen, communicerenDutch
  • comunicarPortuguese
  • передава́ть, обща́ться, сообщи́ть, переда́ть, причасти́ться, уведомля́ть, причаща́ться, уве́домить, сообща́тьRussian
  • kommuniceraSwedish
  • بات چیتUrdu
  • liên lạcVietnamese

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