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communicated


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Communicate  \Com*mu"ni*cate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Communicated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Communicating}.]  [L. 
  communicatus  p.  p.  of  communicare  to  communicate,  fr 
  communis  common.  See  {Commune},  v.  i.] 
  1.  To  share  in  common;  to  participate  in  [Obs.] 
 
  To  thousands  that  communicate  our  loss  --B.  Jonson 
 
  2.  To  impart;  to  bestow;  to  convey;  as  to  communicate  a 
  disease  or  a  sensation;  to  communicate  motion  by  means  of 
  a  crank. 
 
  Where  God  is  worshiped,  there  he  communicates  his 
  blessings  and  holy  influences.  --Jer.  Taylor. 
 
  3.  To  make  known  to  recount;  to  give  to  impart;  as  to 
  communicate  information  to  any  one 
 
  4.  To  administer  the  communion  to  [R.] 
 
  She  [the  church]  .  .  .  may  communicate  him  --Jer. 
  Taylor. 
 
  Note:  This  verb  was  formerly  followed  by  with  before  the 
  person  receiving,  but  now  usually  takes  to  after  it 
 
  He  communicated  those  thoughts  only  with  the  Lord 
  Digby  --Clarendon. 
 
  Syn:  To  impart;  bestow;  confer;  reveal;  disclose;  tell 
  announce;  recount;  make  known 
 
  Usage:  To  {Communicate},  {Impart},  {Reveal}.  Communicate  is 
  the  more  general  term,  and  denotes  the  allowing  of 
  others  to  partake  or  enjoy  in  common  with  ourselves 
  Impart  is  more  specific.  It  is  giving  to  others  a  part 
  of  what  we  had  held  as  our  own  or  making  them  our 
  partners;  as  to  impart  our  feelings;  to  impart  of  our 
  property,  etc  Hence  there  is  something  more  intimate 
  in  imparting  intelligence  than  in  communicating  it  To 
  reveal  is  to  disclose  something  hidden  or  concealed; 
  as  to  reveal  a  secret. 




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