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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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Quotes of communicate

  1. It was quite nice meeting up because we went through a lot together and we haven't really seen each much other to communicate one to one for quite a long time. – Graham Coxon
  2. What's important for me is to communicate the vision that I have in sound with the audience that's hearing it. – John Eaton
  3. The last couple of practices, all we've been doing is a lot of defensive things. We've been going over some drills that make all of us have to communicate – Kevin Garnett
  4. When you know the lyrics to a tune, you have some kind of insight as to it's composition. If you don't understand what it's about, you're depriving yourself of being really able to communicate this poem. – Dexter Gordon
  5. If a site is done with pleasure and a fun attitude, it's a great way to communicate with your fans. – Christopher Lambert
  6. If a person feels he can't communicate the least he can do is shut up about it. – Tom Lehrer
  7. I can't have just anybody assisting me, I need somebody who I can really communicate with. – Robert Mapplethorpe
  8. Your paradigm is so intrinsic to your mental process that you are hardly aware of its existence, until you try to communicate with someone with a different paradigm. – Donella Meadows
  9. There is no way for the American economic system to function without advertising. There is no other way to communicate enough information about enough products to enough people with enough speed. – John O'Toole
  10. The more elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate – Joseph Priestley
  11. A writer writes not because he is educated but because he is driven by the need to communicate Behind the need to communicate is the need to share. Behind the need to share is the need to be understood. – Leo Rosten
  12. You're torn between wanting to fill in all the spaces and knowing that's really going to screw up the screenplay. And yet, how are you going to communicate it to people who really don't understand the process? – Robert Towne
  13. I really like to communicate to my fans. I have a fan club president who I've had for over 15 years. – Hunter Tylo
  14. The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all. – Voltaire
  15. The sick soon come to understand that they live in a different world from that of the well and that the two cannot communicate – Jessamyn West

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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