verb (used with object), com·mu·ni·cat·ed, com·mu·ni·cat·ing.
verb (used without object), com·mu·ni·cat·ed, com·mu·ni·cat·ing.
Origin of communicate
Examples from the Web for communicating
Nancy, on the other hand, was incapable of communicating her wishes.U.K. Courts Grant Mother Right to End Her 12-Year-Old Disabled Daughter’s Life|Elizabeth Picciuto|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When the Internet was young and art was old, as has actually remained the case, we were promised new ways of communicating.
As La Russa said, “Leading is about communicating and inspiring people throughout the organization to perform at their best.”Tony La Russa Explains How To Make It To The World Series|Dave Pottruck|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I've been expecting that I would be hearing from and communicating with them,” he noted with a touch of sadness.
FDR wanted to project easy grace rather than stiff formality—especially when communicating complicated matters.
Among the ancients symbols were the original form of record, of communicating ideas, and of writing.How to Read the Crystal|Sepharial
There was nothing to detain him in town but the dread of communicating this intelligence to his wife.Debit and Credit|Gustav Freytag
His lands are on navigable water, communicating with the Delaware, and but about 16 miles from this city.Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin; Written by Himself, Volume II (of 2)|Benjamin Franklin
Thad now devoted himself to the task of communicating all he had to say to his second in command, and as briefly as possible.The Boy Scouts' First Camp Fire|Herbert Carter
In a few days, a confidential message was delivered, communicating the critical situation of affairs with Spain.The Life of George Washington, Vol. 5 (of 5)|John Marshall
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Word Origin for communicate
Word Origin and History for communicating
1520s, "to impart" (information, etc.), from Latin communicatus, past participle of communicare "impart, inform" (see communication). Meaning "to share, transmit" (diseases, etc.) is from 1530s. Related: Communicated; communicating.