- 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
OTHER WORDS FROM communication
How to use communication in a sentence
Frank Shaw, Microsoft’s vice president of corporate communications, said the company “determined that O-Film and Hubei Yihong are not suppliers for our devices nor for our cloud hardware businesses.”Apple is lobbying against a bill aimed at stopping forced labor in China|Reed Albergotti|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
According to 72% of those responding, it’s the loss of “nonverbal communication between directors.”The challenge of virtual board meetings|Alan Murray|November 19, 2020|Fortune
So, the digital assets that are done already at the beginning of the project, to engineer a new product, are now used not only for production, but also for communication, marketing, training, and so on.Leveraging collective intelligence and AI to benefit society|Jason Sparapani|November 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
In response to a Daily News and ProPublica request for text communications among governor’s office employees, the state refused to fulfill the request.Junior Staffer Says Top Alaska Official Told Her to Keep Allegations of Misconduct Secret|by Kyle Hopkins, Anchorage Daily News|November 18, 2020|ProPublica
“A majority of our focus has been dealing with the pandemic, so at this time we do not have any information to share with you,” said Brad Carter, the district’s director for human resources and communications.New Data Shows the Use of Seclusion and Restraint Increased in Illinois Schools During the 2017–18 School Year|by Jennifer Smith Richards, Chicago Tribune, and Jodi S. Cohen, ProPublica|November 17, 2020|ProPublica
What defines them is the function, not the meaning they might conjure in a communicational context.
The communicational status refers to language as a medium for sharing knowledge.
In this experience, two aspects of language come under scrutiny: the epistemological and the communicational.
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