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Definitions of communicate

  1. receive Communion, in the Catholic church
  2. transfer to another; " communicate a disease"
  3. transmit thoughts or feelings; " He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist"
  4. transmit information ; " Please communicate this message to all employees"
  5. administer communion; in church
  6. be in verbal contact; interchange information or ideas; " He and his sons haven't communicated for years"; " Do you communicate well with your advisor?"
  7. join or connect; " The rooms communicated"
  8. To share in common; to participate in.
  9. To impart; to bestow; to convey; as, to communicate a disease or a sensation; to communicate motion by means of a crank.
  10. To make known; to recount; to give; to impart; as, to communicate information to any one.
  11. To administer the communion to.
  12. To share or participate; to possess or enjoy in common; to have sympathy.
  13. To give alms, sympathy, or aid.
  14. To have intercourse or to be the means of intercourse; as, to communicate with another on business; to be connected; as, a communicating artery.
  15. To partake of the Lord's supper; to commune.
  16. To impart; reveal; to make known; to tell.
  17. To share; partake of the Eucharist, or Lord's Supper; to be, or get, in connection; to hold intercourse.
  18. Communicator.
  19. To give a share of, impart: to reveal: to bestow.
  20. To have something in common with another: to have the means of passing from one to another: to have intercourse: to partake of The Communion.
  21. To have intercourse or access; to partake; to partake of the Lord's Supper.
  22. To impart; reveal.
  23. To import; make known.
  24. To make or hold a communication.
  25. To partake of the Lord's Supper; commune.
  26. Communicable.
  27. To impart; to bestow; to reveal.
  28. To have intercourse; to have a communication or passage from one to another; to participate; to partake of the Communion.
  29. To impart; to give to another; to reveal; to give, as information, & c.; to partake of the Lord's Supper; to have a passage or entrance from one place to another; to have intercourse by words, & c.
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Usage examples for communicate

  1. A long wait, Mr. Verney, for such intelligence as it falls to my lot to communicate, which, in short, I shall be most happy to lay before you, provided you will be so good as to say you desire it on the condition I feel it due to all parties to suggest. – The Tenants of Malory Volume 1 of 3 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  2. Had we been able to communicate with you then, as we can now, our people would never have fought. – Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell
  3. I will communicate with Lord Claud. – Tom Tufton's Travels by Evelyn Everett-Green
  4. It was, of course, impossible for me to communicate this view of the circumstances to either of my two companions. – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins
  5. How were we to communicate? – The Guilty River by Wilkie Collins
  6. He looked pale, and much annoyed, and could only with difficulty refrain from acquainting her of what he had in store to communicate. – Irene Iddesleigh by Amanda McKittrick Ros
  7. I will not communicate with him in any way. – The Living Link by James De Mille
  8. A portion of the cavalry was placed at Haymarket to communicate as soon as possible with Longstreet. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  9. This, one is forced to consider one of the perfect pictures of the world, even though others may communicate more pleasure. – A Wanderer in Florence by E. V. Lucas
  10. But I always made them known to my confessor, and to the widow my friend; for I had leave to communicate with her, as I said before. – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus by Teresa of Avila
  11. Did you communicate the conditions? – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach
  12. Doubtless they had made plans which they did not care to communicate to Venner. – The Mystery of the Four Fingers by Fred M. White
  13. Red Reckless had made no attempt to see her, or to communicate with her. – The Short Cut by Jackson Gregory
  14. Thaddeus, half wild with delight at the thoughts of so soon meeting his mother, ran to the tent of his British friend to communicate the tidings. – Thaddeus of Warsaw by Jane Porter
  15. There, I must let her know all that had taken place, even if I could not communicate with her before. – The Car of Destiny by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  16. They could communicate with the outside world. – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  17. The result I will communicate to you. – The Beetle A Mystery by Richard Marsh
  18. But if the scheme does not communicate to those who are instructed by it, a better knowledge of grammar than the contrivers themselves seem to have possessed, it will be found of little use. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  19. Then the two islands communicate? – The Secret of Sarek by Maurice Leblanc
  20. Even if the letter is discovered, you will have kept your word, for you promised only not to communicate with Stirling. – A Prince of Good Fellows by Robert Barr
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