Communicate and Narrate


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Communicate verb – To cause (something) to pass from one to another.
Narrate and communicate are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Narrate" instead a verb "Communicate".
Nearby Words: communication, communicated, communicative, communicating, communicable
Synonyms for Communicate


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Narrate verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Communicate and narrate are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Communicate" instead a verb "Narrate".
Nearby Words: narrative, narration, narrator, narrating
Synonyms for Narrate

Common collocations

experience communicate experience narrate experience
life communicate life narrate life
situation communicate situation narrate situation
way communicate way narrate way
Other nouns: bit, story, thoughts.

Both words in one sentence

  • Comic Book / Empowered He can still communicate, both with the reader through the fourth wall and with the characters... something he uses to narrate the story.
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