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vb. To share in common; to participate in. To impart; to bestow; to convey; as, to communicate a disease or a sensation; to communicate motion by means of a crank. To make known; to recount; to give; to impart; as, to communicate information to any one. To administer the communion to. This verb was formerly followed by with before the person receiving, but now usually takes to after it.


Syn. - To impart; bestow; confer; reveal; disclose; tell; announce; recount; make known. - To Communicate, Impart, Reveal. Communicate is the more general term, and denotes the allowing of others to partake or enjoy in common with ourselves. Impart is more specific. It is giving to others a part of what we had held as our own, or making them our partners; as, to impart our feelings; to impart of our property, etc. Hence, there is something more intimate in imparting intelligence than in communicating it. To reveal is to disclose something hidden or concealed; as, to reveal a secret


. - vb. To share or participate; to possess or enjoy in common; to have sympathy. To give alms, sympathy, or aid. To have intercourse ...

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