in·​ter·​com·​mu·​ni·​cate ˌin-tər-kə-ˈmyü-nə-ˌkāt How to pronounce intercommunicate (audio)
intercommunicated; intercommunicating; intercommunicates

intransitive verb

: to exchange communication with one another
: to afford passage from one to another
intercommunication noun

Examples of intercommunicate in a Sentence

the two agencies will need to intercommunicate better if the nation is ever to become truly secure from international terrorism

Word History

First Known Use

1586, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of intercommunicate was in 1586

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Cite this Entry

“Intercommunicate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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in·​ter·​com·​mu·​ni·​cate ˌint-ər-kə-ˈmyü-nə-ˌkāt How to pronounce intercommunicate (audio)
: to exchange communication with one another
intercommunication noun
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