Com`mu´ni`cate   Pronunciation: kǒm`mū´nĭ`kāt
v. t.1.To share in common; to participate in.
To thousands that communicate our loss.
- B. Jonson
2.To impart; to bestow; to convey; as, to communicate a disease or a sensation; to communicate motion by means of a crank.
3.To make known; to recount; to give; to impart; as, to communicate information to any one.
4.To administer the communion to.
She [the church] . . . may communicate him.
- Jer. Taylor.
v. i.1.To share or participate; to possess or enjoy in common; to have sympathy.
Ye did communicate with my affliction.
- Philip. iv. 4.
2.To give alms, sympathy, or aid.
To do good and to communicate forget not.
- Heb. xiii. 16.
3.To have intercourse or to be the means of intercourse; as, to communicate with another on business; to be connected; as, a communicating artery.
Subjects suffered to communicate and to have intercourse of traffic.
- Hakluyt.
4.To partake of the Lord's supper; to commune.
Verb1.communicate - transmit information ; "Please communicate this message to all employees"
Synonyms: put across, pass on, pass
2.communicate - transmit thoughts or feelings; "He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist"
3.communicate - transfer to another; "communicate a disease"
Synonyms: transmit, convey
4.communicate - join or connect; "The rooms communicated"
5.communicate - be in verbal contact; interchange information or ideas; "He and his sons haven't communicated for years"; "Do you communicate well with your advisor?"
6.communicate - administer communion; in church
excommunicate, curse - exclude from a church or a religious community; "The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner"
7.communicate - receive Communion, in the Catholic church
Synonyms: commune
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