1. To impart
    1. To impart or transmit (information or knowledge) someone; to make known, to tell.
      It is vital that I communicate this information to you.
    2. To impart or transmit (an intangible quantity, substance); to give a share of.
      to communicate motion by means of a crank
      1. To pass on (a disease) to another person, animal etc.
      The disease was mainly communicated via rats and other vermin.
  2. To share
    1. 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.
      1. To receive the bread and wine at a celebration of the Eucharist; to take part in Holy Communion.
      2. To administer the Holy Communion to (someone).
      3. 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.
    2. To be connected (another room, vessel etc.) by means of an opening or channel.
      The living room communicates with the back garden by these French windows.

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