- means of sending messages, orders, etc., including telephone, telegraph, radio, and television.
- routes and transportation for moving troops and supplies from a base to an area of operations.
- activity by one organism that changes or has the potential to change the behavior of other organisms.
- transfer of information from one cell or molecule to another, as by chemical or electrical signals.
Origin of communication
Examples from the Web for communication
It would seek to cut off the main Allied lines of supply and communication.
Still, the lack of communication with the tribes does not bode well for the future relationships.Tribes to U.S. Government: Take Your Weed and Shove It|Abby Haglage|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Coltrane had another power, a power of self-regeneration that also has to do with that power of communication.
Advances in communication and social media have changed the way we interact with each other in a number of different ways.
Internet availability was “intermittent” and other forms of communication scarce.
"I ain't got no time to read letters now," announced Elias Lacy, as he thrust the communication into his pocket.The Rover Boys at Colby Hall|Arthur M. Winfield
This communication from the Secretary is far from being satisfactory to me.The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Jefferson Davis
Some communication passed between them, but no action was taken and the matter seemed to have lapsed.The Story of Paris|Thomas Okey
To this communication the Allied Governments made no official reply.
Venetian nobles were forbidden under penalty of death from holding any communication with foreign ambassadors or their households.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
British Dictionary definitions for communication
- (usually plural; sometimes functioning as singular) the study of ways in which human beings communicate, including speech, gesture, telecommunication systems, publishing and broadcasting media, etc
- (as modifier)communication theory