Definition of


  1. (noun, communication) the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information
  2. (noun, tops) something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
  3. (noun, linkdef) a connection allowing access between persons or places
    a secret passageway provided communication between the two rooms

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Synonyms of Communication


Origin of the word Communication

  1. late 14c., from O.Fr. communicacion, from L. communicationem (nom. communicatio), from communicare "to share, divide out; impart, inform; join, unite, participate in," lit. "to make common," from communis (see common). more

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