Synonyms and Antonyms of communicate

  1. 1 to cause (something) to pass from one to another <the infected cook unknowingly communicated the disease to hundreds of people> Synonyms conduct, convey, give, impart, spread, transfer, transfuse, transmit Related Words deliver, hand over, surrender, turn over; broadcast, diffuse, disseminate, propagate; hand down, hand on; contaminate, infect, poison Near Antonyms catch, come down (with), contract

  2. 2 to engage in an exchange of information or ideas <for decades the two medical centers have been communicating about cancer research> Synonyms brainstorm, intercommunicate Related Words correspond; converse, talk; message; bond, commune, relate; accost, approach, board, contact

  3. 3 to make known (something abstract) through outward signs <his voice communicated a certain distrust and wariness> Synonyms bespeak, betray, show, declare, demonstrate, display, evince, expose, give away, manifest, revealRelated Words bare, disclose, unbosom, uncloak, uncover; advertise, air, announce, blaze, broadcast, placard, proclaim, publicize, sound, trumpet; projectNear Antonyms belie, misrepresent; distort, falsify, garble, twist; camouflage, disguise; gild, gloss (over), varnish, whitewash; conceal, counterfeit, cover, hide, mask, obscure, occlude, veil

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