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to communicate (an idea): to transmit, to declare, to tell (an idea)
Ever since I hit my head on a door, I began to communicate with Jemima. I've been telling her everything that happens in my life.

Pronunciation examples
UK: A teacher needs to be good at communicating with people.
US: Perhaps it would be easier to communicate by e-mail.


  • "Rupert : The Dutch Navy has encircled the boat, and is communicating with the pirates via loudspeaker."
  • "I think that we're really going to be able to communicate after all."
  • "Field research and marketing analysis show that the most efficient way of communicating a memorable advertisement is either through powerful, minimalist images or through endless repetition."
  • "Narrator : In order to understand this complex man who has devoted his life to communicating with the dolphins, we must first examine his past."
  • "Though I am still mourning Stink (a period which will last 40 days and 40 nights), I have decided to communicate to you my wishes for your atonement."
  • "Remember, you won't get anywhere in life if you don't communicate effectively."
  • "I have ten years' experience in the customer service field, as well as management experience in a local telemarketing firm. The challenging environments in which I've worked have taught me to think on my feet, communicate clearly and always remain polite and professional while dealing with callers."
  • "I can't talk properly, so I use clicking sounds to communicate."
  • "We do not care to communicate with the outside world."

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