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intercommunicate

[ in-ter-kuh-myoo-ni-keyt ]
/ 藢瑟n t蓹r k蓹藞myu n瑟藢ke瑟t /
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verb (used without object), in路ter路com路mu路ni路cat路ed, in路ter路com路mu路ni路cat路ing.
to communicate mutually, as people.
to afford passage from one to another, as rooms.
verb (used with object), in路ter路com路mu路ni路cat路ed, in路ter路com路mu路ni路cat路ing.
to exchange (messages or communications) with one another.
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Origin of intercommunicate

First recorded in 1580鈥90, intercommunicate is from the Medieval Latin word intercomm奴nic膩tus (past participle). See inter-, communicate

OTHER WORDS FROM intercommunicate

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How to use intercommunicate in a sentence

  • These marshes are threaded, cobweb fashion, by myriads of lines of water and mud that intercommunicate.

    A Book of Ghosts|Sabine Baring-Gould

British Dictionary definitions for intercommunicate

intercommunicate
/ (藢瑟nt蓹k蓹藞mju藧n瑟藢ke瑟t) /

verb (intr)
to communicate mutually
to interconnect, as two rooms

Derived forms of intercommunicate

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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