part of speech: verb

inflections: communicates, communicating, communicated

definition 1: to make known.

  • I communicated the message to him.

synonyms: convey, inform, relate, tell

definition 2: to pass along or carry to another.

  • She communicated the flu to her brother.

synonyms: transmit

definition 3: to exchange thoughts, ideas, or information.

  • Since my best friend moved away, we communicate by telephone.

synonyms: relate, talk

definition 4: to express one’s thoughts and feelings.

  • She really knows how to communicate.

derivation: communicator (n.)