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com·mu·ni·cate

 (kə-myo͞o′nĭ-kāt′)
v. com·mu·ni·cat·ed, com·mu·ni·cat·ing, com·mu·ni·cates
v.tr.
1.
a. To convey information about; make known; impart: communicated his views to our office.
b. To reveal clearly; manifest: Her disapproval communicated itself in her frown.
2. To spread (a disease, for example) to others; transmit: a carrier who communicated typhus.
v.intr.
1. To have an interchange, as of ideas.
2. To express oneself in such a way that one is readily and clearly understood: "That ability to communicate was strange in a man given to long, awkward silences" (Anthony Lewis).
3. Ecclesiastical To receive Communion.
4. To be connected, one with another: apartments that communicate.

[Latin commūnicāre, commūnicāt-, from commūnis, common; see mei- in Indo-European roots.]

communicating

(kəˈmjuːnɪˌkeɪtɪŋ)
adj
making or having a direct connection from one room to another: the suite is made up of three communicating rooms.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.communicating - the activity of communicatingcommunicating - the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information; "they could not act without official communication from Moscow"
human action, human activity, act, deed - something that people do or cause to happen
transmission - communication by means of transmitted signals
intercommunication - mutual communication; communication with each other; "they intercepted intercommunication between enemy ships"
medium - an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication
communication channel, channel, line - (often plural) a means of communication or access; "it must go through official channels"; "lines of communication were set up between the two firms"
mail service, postal service, mail, post - the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office; "the mail handles billions of items every day"; "he works for the United States mail service"; "in England they call mail `the post'"
dramatic art, dramaturgy, theater, theatre, dramatics - the art of writing and producing plays
discussion, discourse, treatment - an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic; "the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic"; "his treatment of the race question is badly biased"
exhortation - a communication intended to urge or persuade the recipients to take some action
verbal expression, verbalism, expression - the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions; "expressions of good will"; "he helped me find verbal expression for my ideas"; "the idea was immediate but the verbalism took hours"
exam, examination, test - a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge; "when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions"
persuasion, suasion - the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action
dissuasion - persuading not to do or believe something; talking someone out of a belief or an intended course of action
expostulation, objection, remonstrance, remonstration - the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
touch, contact - a communicative interaction; "the pilot made contact with the base"; "he got in touch with his colleagues"
traffic - the amount of activity over a communication system during a given period of time; "heavy traffic overloaded the trunk lines"; "traffic on the internet is lightest during the night"
Translations

communicating

[kəˈmjuːnɪkeɪtɪŋ] ADJ communicating roomshabitaciones fpl que se comunican
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A deep-laid scheme, of communicating some important intelligence to Heyward, was driven from his recollection by an emotion which very nearly resembled fear, but which he was fain to believe was admiration.
The chicken crept through the pales of the coop and ran, with some show of liveliness, to her feet; while Chanticleer and the ladies of his household regarded her with queer, sidelong glances, and then croaked one to another, as if communicating their sage opinions of her character.
Certainly there was some deep meaning in it most worthy of interpretation, and which, as it were, streamed forth from the mystic symbol, subtly communicating itself to my sensibilities, but evading the analysis of my mind.
That is to say, they take their meals in the captain's cabin, and sleep in a place indirectly communicating with it.
The intense heat of the fire is prevented from communicating itself to the deck, by means of a shallow reservoir extending under the entire inclosed surface of the works.
Short letters from Frank were received at Randalls, communicating all that was immediately important of their state and plans.
I had anticipated the pleasure of communicating with Mrs.
Then Peggotty fitted her mouth close to the keyhole, and delivered these words through it with as much feeling and earnestness as a keyhole has ever been the medium of communicating, I will venture to assert: shooting in each broken little sentence in a convulsive little burst of its own.
There was a door in the kitchen, communicating with the forge; I unlocked and unbolted that door, and got a file from among Joe's tools.
reciprocal, if Land be there, Feilds and Inhabitants: Her spots thou seest As Clouds, and Clouds may rain, and Rain produce Fruits in her soft'nd Soile, for some to eate Allotted there; and other Suns perhaps With thir attendant Moons thou wilt descrie Communicating Male and Femal Light, Which two great Sexes animate the World, Stor'd in each Orb perhaps with some that live.
Seest thou not we are overreached, and that our proposed mode of communicating with our friends without has been disconcerted by this same motley gentleman thou art so fond to brother?
The professor made me great acknowledgments for communicating these observations, and promised to make honourable mention of me in his treatise.

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