To commune with one's self

Commune Com*mune" (k[o^]m*m[=u]n"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Communed} (k[o^]m*m[=u]nd"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Communing}.] [OF. communier, fr. L. communicare to communicate, fr. communis common. See {Common}, and cf. {Communicate}.] 1. To converse together with sympathy and confidence; to interchange sentiments or feelings; to take counsel. [1913 Webster]

I would commune with you of such things That want no ear but yours. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To receive the communion; to partake of the eucharist or Lord's supper. [1913 Webster]

To commune under both kinds. --Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster]

{To commune with one's self} or {To commune with one's heart}, to think; to reflect; to meditate. [1913 Webster]


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