What does communicate mean?

Definitions for communicate
kəˈmyu nɪˌkeɪtcom·mu·ni·cate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. communicate, pass on, pass, pass along, put across(verb)

    transmit information

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

  2. communicate, intercommunicate(verb)

    transmit thoughts or feelings

    "He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist"

  3. convey, transmit, communicate(verb)

    transfer to another

    "communicate a disease"

  4. communicate(verb)

    join or connect

    "The rooms communicated"

  5. communicate(verb)

    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. communicate(verb)

    administer Communion; in church

  7. commune, communicate(verb)

    receive Communion, in the Catholic church

Wiktionary

  1. communicate(Verb)

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

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

  2. communicate(Verb)

    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. communicate(Verb)

    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. communicate(Verb)

    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. communicate(Verb)

    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. Communicate(verb)

    to share in common; to participate in

  2. Communicate(verb)

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

  3. Communicate(verb)

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

  4. Communicate(verb)

    to administer the communion to

  5. Communicate(verb)

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

  6. Communicate(verb)

    to give alms, sympathy, or aid

  7. Communicate(verb)

    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. Communicate(verb)

    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?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say communicate in sign language?

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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. Glenn Saxe:

    The first kind of thought and feeling is, 'Am I safe? Are people close to me safe? Will something happen? Will people I depend on protect me?' you want to be assuring to your child, you want to communicate that you're ... doing everything you can do to keep them safe.

  3. Donna Shalala:

    From the inside, I've been able to communicate with people and have always had someone with me if I need detailed translation, i'm going to operate in Washington in English.

  4. Chancellor Kelli Brown:

    These last 24 hours have been a roller coaster of emotions for me and many others on this campus. Over the weekend there have been several videos of students, Western Carolina University students that are displaying behavior that is racist and bigoted. This behavior disappoints, angers, frustrated me to no end, 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.

  5. James Gray:

    I don't think there's anything out there, if there is Ad Astra's far ; so far we'll never get there, or we can't communicate with Ad Astra. Now if we are by ourselves, is that a bad thing ? Some people think it is. My own view is it's not so bad.

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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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