From the participle stem of [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] commūnicāre (“‘to make common, share’”), from commūnis (“‘common’”).
Third person singular
- (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To impart or transmit (to another); to give a share of.
- The disease was mainly communicated via rats and other vermin.
- The strong scent of onions was communicated to his fingers.
- (transitive) To impart information or knowledge of; to make known, to tell.
- It is vital that I communicate this information to you.
- (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To share (in); to have in common, to partake of.
- We shall now consider those functions of intelligence which man communicates with the higher beasts.
- (intransitive) To receive or take part in Holy Communion.
- She attended church, but did not communicate at mass.
- (intransitive) To express or convey ideas, either through verbal or nonverbal means; to have intercourse, to exchange information.
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