1. transmit information

- Please communicate this message to all employees

Similar word(s): pass

Definition categories: communication, communicate, convey, transmit

2. transmit thoughts or feelings

- He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist

Similar word(s): intercommunicate

Definition categories: communication, interact

3. transfer to another

- communicate a disease

Similar word(s): convey, transmit

Definition categories: possession, transfer

4. join or connect

- The rooms communicated

Definition categories: contact, intercommunicate

5. be in verbal contact; interchange information or ideas

- He and his sons haven't communicated for years

- Do you communicate well with your advisor?

Definition categories: communication, interact

6. administer Communion; in church

Definition categories: communication, covenant

7. receive Communion, in the Catholic church

Similar word(s): commune

Definition categories: communication, covenant

Sentences with communicate as a verb:

- It is vital that I communicate this information to you.

- to communicate motion by means of a crank

- The disease was mainly communicated via rats and other vermin.

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

- Many deaf people communicate with sign language.

- I feel I hardly know him; I just wish he'd communicate with me a little more.

- The living room communicates with the back garden by these French windows.