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communicate (v.)

1520s, "to impart (information, etc.); to give or transmit (a quality, feeling, etc.) to another," from Latin communicatus, past participle of communicare "to share, communicate, impart, inform," literally "to make common," related to communis "common, public, general" (see common (adj.)). Meaning "to share, transmit" (diseases, etc.) is from 1530s. Intransitive sense, of rooms, etc., "to open into each other" is from 1731. Related: Communicated; communicating.

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Definitions of communicate

communicate (v.)
transmit information;
Please communicate this message to all employees
Synonyms: pass on / pass / pass along / put across
communicate (v.)
transmit thoughts or feelings;
He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist
Synonyms: intercommunicate
communicate (v.)
transfer to another;
communicate a disease
Synonyms: convey / transmit
communicate (v.)
join or connect;
The rooms communicated
communicate (v.)
be in verbal contact; interchange information or ideas;
Do you communicate well with your advisor?
He and his sons haven't communicated for years
communicate (v.)
administer Communion; in church;
communicate (v.)
receive Communion, in the Catholic church;
Synonyms: commune
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