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1 to cause (something) to pass from one to another
  • the infected cook unknowingly communicated the disease to hundreds of people

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2 to engage in an exchange of information or ideas
  • for decades the two medical centers have been communicating about cancer research

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3 to make known (something abstract) through outward signs
  • his voice communicated a certain distrust and wariness

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The first known use of communicate was in 1529

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“Communicate.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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