1. the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information

- they could not act without official communication from Moscow

Similar word(s): communicating

Definition categories: communication, act, deed

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

Definition categories: general, abstraction

3. 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

Definition categories: link, connectedness, connection, connexion

Sentences with communication as a noun:

- communication of smallpox

- communication of a secret

- 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.

- Surveillance was accomplished by means of intercepting the spies' communications.

- The subpoena required that the company document their communication with the plaintiff.

- The professors' communications consisted of lively discussions via email.

- A round archway at the far end of the hallway provided communication to the main chamber.