Communicate and Give


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Communicate verb – To cause (something) to pass from one to another.
Usage example: the infected cook unknowingly communicated the disease to hundreds of people

Give is a synonym for communicate in activity topic. In some cases you can use "Give" instead a verb "Communicate", when it comes to topics like move, express, transmit, pronounce.
Nearby Words: communication, communicated, communicative, communicating, communicable
Synonyms for Communicate


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Give verb – To make known (as an idea, emotion, or opinion).
Usage example: she gave her opinion on the matter very firmly and unmistakably

Communicate is a synonym for give in move topic. Sometimes you can use "Communicate" instead a verb "Give", if it concerns topics such as express, convey, transmit, pronounce.
Nearby Words: giving, given, giver
Synonyms for Give

Common collocations

experience communicate experience give experience
ability communicate ability give ability
life communicate life give life
idea communicate idea give idea
Other nouns: name, control, way, bit, information, advice, message, names, orders.

Both words in one sentence

  • Film / Warm Bodies While R seems just alternately annoyed by and self-conscious about his inability to communicate, some zombies eventually give up on what little humanity they have left and become Boneys.
  • Toys / Hero Factory Graceful and confident; her experimental systems give her the ability to communicate with animals.
  • And after all of this, Native America has no choice but to give them to the nations invading her, because she can't communicate with her own children.
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