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Communicate vs. Communication

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Communicateverb

To impart

Communicationnoun

The act or fact of communicating anything; transmission.

‘communication of smallpox’; ‘communication of a secret’;

Communicateverb

(transitive) To impart or transmit (information or knowledge) to someone; to make known, to tell.

‘It is vital that I communicate this information to you.’;

Communicationnoun

(uncountable) The concept or state of exchanging data or information between entities.

‘Some say that communication is a necessary prerequisite for sentience; others say that it is a result thereof.’; ‘The node had established communication with the network, but had as yet sent no data.’;

Communicateverb

(transitive) To impart or transmit (an intangible quantity, substance); to give a share of.

‘to communicate motion by means of a crank’;

Communicationnoun

A message; the essential data transferred in an act of communication.

‘Surveillance was accomplished by means of intercepting the spies' communications.’;

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Communicateverb

(transitive) To pass on (a disease) to another person, animal etc.

‘The disease was mainly communicated via rats and other vermin.’;

Communicationnoun

The body of all data transferred to one or both parties during an act of communication.

‘The subpoena required that the company document their communication with the plaintiff.’;

Communicateverb

To share

Communicationnoun

An instance of information transfer; a conversation or discourse.

‘The professors' communications consisted of lively discussions via email.’;

Communicateverb

To share (in); to have in common, to partake of.

‘We shall now consider those functions of intelligence which man communicates with the higher beasts.’;

Communicationnoun

A passageway or opening between two locations; connection.

‘A round archway at the far end of the hallway provided communication to the main chamber.’;

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Communicateverb

To receive the bread and wine at a celebration of the Eucharist; to take part in Holy Communion.

Communicationnoun

(anatomy) A connection between two tissues, organs, or cavities.

Communicateverb

To administer the Holy Communion to (someone).

Communicationnoun

(obsolete) Association; company.

Communicateverb

(intransitive) To express or convey ideas, either through verbal or nonverbal means; to have intercourse, to exchange information.

‘Many deaf people communicate with sign language.’; ‘I feel I hardly know him; I just wish he'd communicate with me a little more.’;

Communicationnoun

Participation in Holy Communion.

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Communicateverb

(intransitive) To be connected with (another room, vessel etc.) by means of an opening or channel.

‘The living room communicates with the back garden by these French windows.’;

Communicationnoun

(rhetoric) A trope by which a speaker assumes that his hearer is a partner in his sentiments, and says "we" instead of "I" or "you".

Communicateverb

To share in common; to participate in.

‘To thousands that communicate our loss.’;

Communicationnoun

The act or fact of communicating; as, communication of smallpox; communication of a secret.

Communicateverb

To impart; to bestow; to convey; as, to communicate a disease or a sensation; to communicate motion by means of a crank.

‘Where God is worshiped, there he communicates his blessings and holy influences.’;

Communicationnoun

Intercourse by words, letters, or messages; interchange of thoughts or opinions, by conference or other means; conference; correspondence.

‘Argument . . . and friendly communication.’;

Communicateverb

To make known; to recount; to give; to impart; as, to communicate information to any one.

Communicationnoun

Association; company.

‘Evil communications corrupt good manners.’;

Communicateverb

To administer the communion to.

‘She [the church] . . . may communicate him.’; ‘He communicated those thoughts only with the Lord Digby.’;

Communicationnoun

Means of communicating; means of passing from place to place; a connecting passage; connection.

‘The Euxine Sea is conveniently situated for trade, by the communication it has both with Asia and Europe.’;

Communicateverb

To share or participate; to possess or enjoy in common; to have sympathy.

‘Ye did communicate with my affliction.’;

Communicationnoun

That which is communicated or imparted; intelligence; news; a verbal or written message.

Communicateverb

To give alms, sympathy, or aid.

‘To do good and to communicate forget not.’;

Communicationnoun

Participation in the Lord's supper.

Communicateverb

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.’; ‘The whole body is nothing but a system of such canals, which all communicate with one another.’;

Communicationnoun

A trope, by which a speaker assumes that his hearer is a partner in his sentiments, and says we, instead of I or you.

Communicateverb

To partake of the Lord's supper; to commune.

‘The primitive Christians communicated every day.’;

Communicationnoun

the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information;

‘they could not act without official communication from Moscow’;

Communicateverb

transmit information ;

‘Please communicate this message to all employees’;

Communicationnoun

something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups

Communicateverb

transmit thoughts or feelings;

‘He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist’;

Communicationnoun

a connection allowing access between persons or places;

‘how many lines of communication can there be among four people?’; ‘a secret passageway provided communication between the two rooms’;

Communicateverb

transfer to another;

‘communicate a disease’;

Communication

Communication (from Latin communicare, meaning or ) is As this definition indicates, communication is difficult to define in a consistent manner, because it is commonly used to refer to a wide range of different behaviors (broadly: ), or to limit what can be included in the category of communication (for example, requiring a to persuade). John Peters argues the difficulty of defining communication emerges from the fact that communication is both a universal phenomena (because everyone communicates), and a specific discipline of institutional academic study.One possible definition of communication is the act of developing meaning among entities or groups through the use of sufficiently mutually understood signs, symbols, and semiotic conventions.

‘to share’; ‘to be in relation with’; ‘an apparent answer to the painful divisions between self and other, private and public, and inner thought and outer word.’; ‘the transfer of information’; ‘conscious intent’;

Communicateverb

join or connect;

‘The rooms communicated’;

Communicateverb

be in verbal contact; interchange information or ideas;

‘He and his sons haven't communicated for years’; ‘Do you communicate well with your advisor?’;

Communicateverb

administer communion; in church

Communicateverb

receive Communion, in the Catholic church

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