—v.t. 1. to impart knowledge of; make known: to communicate information; to communicate one's happiness. 2. to give to another; impart; transmit: to communicate a disease. 3. to administer the Eucharist to.
4. Archaic.to share in or partake of.
—v.i. 1. to give or interchange thoughts, feelings, information, or the like, by writing, speaking, etc.: They communicate with each other every day. 2. to express thoughts, feelings, or information easily or effectively.
3. to be joined or connected: The rooms communicated by means of a hallway. 4. to partake of the Eucharist.
5. Obs.to take part or participate.