Communicate Definition

communicated, communicates, communicating
communicated, communicates, communicating
To make known; give (information, signals, or messages)
Webster's New World
To pass along; impart; transmit (as heat, motion, or a disease)
Webster's New World
To give or exchange information, signals, or messages in any way, as by talk, gestures, or writing.
Webster's New World
To reveal clearly; manifest.
Her disapproval communicated itself in her frown.
American Heritage
To have a sympathetic or meaningful relationship.
Webster's New World

Origin of Communicate

  • Borrowing from Latin commūnicātus, perfect passive participle of commūnicō (“share, impart; make common”), from commūnis (“common”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin commūnicāre commūnicāt- from commūnis common mei-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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