intercommunicate

[in-ter-kuh-myoo-ni-keyt]
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verb (used without object), in·ter·com·mu·ni·cat·ed, in·ter·com·mu·ni·cat·ing.
  1. to communicate mutually, as people.
  2. to afford passage from one to another, as rooms.
verb (used with object), in·ter·com·mu·ni·cat·ed, in·ter·com·mu·ni·cat·ing.
  1. to exchange (messages or communications) with one another.

Origin of intercommunicate

First recorded in 1580–90, intercommunicate is from the Medieval Latin word intercommūnicātus (past participle). See inter-, communicate
Related formsin·ter·com·mu·ni·ca·ble, adjectivein·ter·com·mu·ni·ca·bil·i·ty, nounin·ter·com·mu·ni·ca·tion, nounin·ter·com·mu·ni·ca·tive, adjectivein·ter·com·mu·ni·ca·tor, noun
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intercommunicate

verb (intr)
  1. to communicate mutually
  2. to interconnect, as two rooms
Derived Formsintercommunicable, adjectiveintercommunicability, nounintercommunication, nounintercommunicative, adjectiveintercommunicator, noun
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