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 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

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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. Matthew Searle:

    This is a very vulnerable young girl missing in a remote location. She has been missing for over 24 hours now and it is imperative that every resource available is deployed to search for her, it is possible she has been seen or taken in by somebody and is unable to communicate, so we urge everyone who can to share our appeal poster and social media appeals.

  2. Donald Trump:

    What is fascinating is the utter disconnect between what the Pentagon is trying to communicate to Russia and the silence of the President.

  3. Maria Rose Belding:

    I remember just crying and being so angry, there was nothing that really allowed us to communicate in an efficient way. ... The Internet was right in front of us !

  4. Noah Carr:

    Armorblox focuses on two things — find someone who may have stolen someone's credentials, maybe using your email to communicate internally and stop it before he's able to do something, it can analyze documents as well. So if there is sensitive information in a document sent in a PDF (portable document format) outside your organization, it can flag a bunch of that information, or stop it from happening. It actually stops that exfiltration of data.

  5. Lewis Jassey:

    Just because they’re crying doesn’t mean it’s a bad thing, and it doesn’t necessarily mean that they are hungry--- it’s their effective way to communicate with us.

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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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