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English verb: communicate

1. communicate (communication) transmit information


SamplesPlease communicate this message to all employees.
Pass along the good news.


ExamplesThey communicate the information to them


Synonymspass, pass along, pass on, put across


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Broader (hypernym)communicate, convey, transmit


Narrower (hyponym)acknowledge, bespeak, call for, carry, deliver, get across, implant, message, message, plant, put over, quest, receipt, relay, render, request, return, send a message

2. communicate (communication) transmit thoughts or feelings


SamplesHe communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist.


Synonymsintercommunicate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Broader (hypernym)interact


Narrower (hyponym)address, aphorise, aphorize, ask, blog, bring down, carry, come across, come over, commune, contact, convey, enquire, express, finger-spell, fingerspell, gab, gesticulate, gesture, get, get hold of, get through, give, give, give, greet, grimace, impose, inflict, inform, inquire, issue, jest, joke, make a face, motion, mouth, network, nod, pay, project, pull a face, radio, reach, render, riddle, semaphore, share, sign, sign, signal, signalise, signalize, speak, speak, speak, talk, talk, talk, telecommunicate, telepathise, telepathize, throw, turn to, utter, verbalise, verbalize, visit, whistle, write, write, yak

3. communicate (possession) transfer to another


SamplesCommunicate a disease.


Synonymsconvey, transmit


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Broader (hypernym)transfer


Narrower (hyponym)communicate, pass, pass along, pass on, put across

4. communicate (contact) join or connect


SamplesThe rooms communicated.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)intercommunicate

5. communicate (communication) be in verbal contact; interchange information or ideas


SamplesHe and his sons haven't communicated for years.
Do you communicate well with your advisor?.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)interact


Narrower (hyponym)message

6. communicate (communication) administer Communion; in church


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)covenant


Verb groupcommune, communicate


Antonymsexcommunicate, unchurch, curse

7. communicate (communication) receive Communion, in the Catholic church


Synonymscommune


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)covenant


Verb groupcommunicate









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