communicate

  • 1 Communicate — Com*mu ni*cate (k[o^]m*m[=u] n[i^]*k[=a]t ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Communicated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Communicating}.] [L. communicatus, p. p. of communicare to communicate, fr. communis common. See {Commune}, v. i.] 1. To share in common; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Communicate — Com*mu ni*cate, v. i. 1. To share or participate; to possess or enjoy in common; to have sympathy. [1913 Webster] Ye did communicate with my affliction. Philip. iv. 4. [1913 Webster] 2. To give alms, sympathy, or aid. [1913 Webster] To do good… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 communicate — I verb acquaint, advertise, advise, announce, apprise, articulate, assert, bandy words, breathe, bring word, broadcast, commerce with, commune, communicare, confabulate, converse, convey, correspond, deal with, declare, demonstrate, disclose,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 communicate — communicate, impart mean to convey or transfer something (as information, feelings, or qualities) neither tangible nor concrete; they differ chiefly in emphasis, communicate stressing the result, impart rather the process, of the transfer. To… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 communicate — [v1] give or exchange information, ideas acquaint, advertise, advise, announce, be in touch, betray, break, broadcast, carry, connect, contact, convey, correspond, declare, disclose, discover, disseminate, divulge, enlighten, get across, get… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 communicate to — index caution Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 communicate — 1520s, to impart (information, etc.), from L. communicat , pp. stem of communicare (see COMMUNICATION (Cf. communication)). Meaning to share, transmit (diseases, etc.) is from 1530s. Related: Communicated; communicating …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 communicate — ► VERB 1) share or exchange information or ideas. 2) pass on, transmit, or convey (an emotion, disease, heat, etc.). 3) (communicating) (of two rooms) having a common connecting door. 4) receive Holy Communion. DERIVATIVES communicator noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 communicate — [kə myo͞o′ni kāt΄] vt. communicated, communicating [< L communicatus, pp. of communicare, to impart, share, lit., to make common < communis,COMMON] 1. to pass along; impart; transmit (as heat, motion, or a disease) 2. to make known; give… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 communicate */*/ — UK [kəˈmjuːnɪkeɪt] / US [kəˈmjunɪˌkeɪt] verb Word forms communicate : present tense I/you/we/they communicate he/she/it communicates present participle communicating past tense communicated past participle communicated Metaphor: When people… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 communicate — com|mu|ni|cate [ kə mjunı,keıt ] verb ** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to express thoughts, feelings, or information to someone else, for example, by speaking or writing: How do whales communicate? communicate something to someone: The… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 communicate — com|mu|ni|cate W3S3 [kəˈmju:nıkeıt] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(exchange information)¦ 2¦(tell people something)¦ 3¦(understand)¦ 4¦(disease)¦ 5¦(rooms)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of communicare to give information, take part …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 communicate — [[t]kəmju͟ːnɪkeɪt[/t]] ♦♦♦ communicates, communicating, communicated 1) V RECIP If you communicate with someone, you share or exchange information with them, for example by speaking, writing, or using equipment. You can also say that two people… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 communicate — /keuh myooh ni kayt /, v., communicated, communicating. v.t. 1. to impart knowledge of; make known: to communicate information; to communicate one s happiness. 2. to give to another; impart; transmit: to communicate a disease. 3. to administer… …

    Universalium

  • 15 communicate — v. 1) to communicate officially; unofficially 2) (B) she tried to communicate her thoughts to her children 3) (D; intr.) to communicate with (to communicate with one s parents) * * * [kə mjuːnɪkeɪt] unofficially (B) she tried to communicate her… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 communicate — 01. I haven t [communicated] with my old classmates since the session ended. 02. My son [communicates] with his classmates by e mail during the summer holidays. 03. The coach needs to maintain a good, honest [communication] with all his players.… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 17 communicate — verb (C) 1 EXPRESS (T) to express your thoughts and feelings clearly, so that other people understand them: A baby communicates its needs by crying. | communicate sth to sb: Without meaning to, she communicated her anxiety to her child. |… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 communicate — verb ADVERB ▪ clearly, effectively, successfully, well ▪ directly ▪ easily, openly ▪ electronically …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 19 Communicate! — For the webzine of the AIIC, see Communicate! (webzine). Communicate! Studio album by The Solution Released June 15 2004 Recorded Atlantis Studio …

    Wikipedia

  • 20 communicate*/ — [kəˈmjuːnɪˌkeɪt] verb 1) [I/T] to express thoughts, feelings, or information to someone else How do whales communicate?[/ex] We communicate with each other via email.[/ex] The information was communicated to officials in July 1981.[/ex] 2) [I/T]… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English


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