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intercommunicate (interact)

Definition:

to transmit thoughts or feelings

Class:

communication verb (telling, asking, ordering, singing, etc.)

Past tense:

intercommunicated

Present participle:

intercommunicating

3rd-person singular present:

intercommunicates

Type of:

interact » act

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

communicate | share

Etymology:

Anglo-Latin intercommunicat- "mutually communicated", from the verb...
(Source: Oxford Dictionary)  [more]

All senses of intercommunicate...

Definition references  (+images)

Collins Dictionary:

intercommunicate | intercommunicable [adjective, derived]

to communicate mutually | to interconnect, as two rooms (8 of 184 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/intercommunicate

Merriam-Webster:

intercommunicate | brainstorm [synonym, sense-specific] | communicate [synonym, sense-specific] | correspond [similar, sense-specific] | converse [similar, sense-specific] | talk [similar, sense-specific] | message [similar, sense-specific] | bond [similar, sense-specific] | commune [similar, sense-specific] | ...

to exchange communication with one another | to afford passage from one to another (13 of 74 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/intercommunicate

Oxford Dictionary:

intercommunicate | intercommunicating | intercommunication [derived] | intercommunicative [derived]

engage in two-way communication | (often as adjective "intercommunicating") : (of two rooms) have a common connecting door. (17 of 64 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/intercommunicate

Random House Dictionary:

intercommunicate | intercommunicated [past tense] | intercommunicating [present participle]

to communicate mutually, as people. | to afford passage from one to another, as rooms. | to exchange (messages or communications) with one another. (22 of 33 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/intercommunicate

American Heritage Dictionary:

intercommunicate | intercommunicated [past tense] | intercommunicating [present participle] | intercommunicates [3rd-person singular present] | intercommunication [noun, related] | intercommunicative [adjective, related]

To communicate with each other. | To be connected or adjoined, as rooms or passages. (14 of 26 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/intercommunicate

New World Dictionary:

intercommunicate | intercommunicated [past tense] | intercommunicating [present participle] | intercommunication [noun, related]

to communicate with or to each other or one another (10 of 22 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/intercommunicate

Wiktionary:

intercommunicate | intercommunicated [past tense] | intercommunicating [present participle] | intercommunicates [3rd-person singular present]

To communicate, one with another | To be interconnected (8 of 9 words, 2 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/intercommunicate

Wikipedia:

Communication

the activity of conveying information through the exchange of thoughts, messages, or information, as by speech, visuals, signals, writing, or behavior. It's the meaningful exchange of information between two or a group of person. One definition of ... (37 of 4158 words, 7 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Communication

Macmillan British Dictionary:

communicate | communicated [past tense] | communicating [present participle] | communicates [3rd-person singular present]

[intransitive/transitive] to express thoughts, feelings, or information to ... | [intransitive] if one room communicates with another, or if two rooms ... (20 of 304 words, 3 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/communicate

Cambridge Dictionary:

communicate [entry 1]

to share information with others by speaking, writing, moving your body or using other signals | to talk about your thoughts and feelings, and help ... (24 of 94 words, 2 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/communicate 1

communicate [entry 2, specialized]

to pass a disease from one person or animal to another (11 of 20 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/communicate 2

communicate [entry 3, formal]

If one room communicates with another, it connects with it through a door (13 of 30 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/communicate 3

Columbia Encyclopedia:

plow | plough | colter | lister | middlebuster | moldboard | share

agricultural implement used to cut furrows in and turn up the soil, preparing it for planting. The plow is generally considered the most important ... (24 of 353 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0839389​.html

stock | share

in finance, instrument certifying to shares in the ownership of a corporation. Bonds are similar evidences of shares in a loan to a corporation. Stock ... (25 of 171 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/bus​/A​0846777​.html

Britannica Encyclopedia:

communication [social behaviour]

the exchange of meanings between individuals through a common system of symbols. This article treats the functions, types, and psychology of ... (21 of 1830 words, 2 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/129024​/communication

Encarta Dictionary:

intercommunicate | intercommunicated [past tense] | intercommunicating [present participle] | intercommunicates [3rd-person singular present] | intercommunication [noun, derived] | intercommunicative [adjective, derived] | intercommunicator [noun, derived]

to communicate with each other | to be connected to something else or each other, especially to another room by means of a door in the dividing wall (27 of 90 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861621759​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Oxford Dictionary:

intercommunicate | intercommunicating

First use: late 16th century

Origin: Anglo-Latin intercommunicat- "mutually communicated", from the verb intercommunicare

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/intercommunicate

communicate | communicating

First use: early 16th century

Origin: Latin communicat- "shared", from the verb communicare, from communis (see "common")

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/communicate

Online Etymology:

communicate

First use: 1520s

Origin: "to impart" (information, and so on...), from Latin communicat-, past participle stem of communicare. Meaning "to share, transmit" ... (19 of 26 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=communicate

New World Dictionary:

communicate | communicated [past tense] | communicating [present participle]

Origin: Latin communicatus, past participle of communicare, to impart, share, literally, to make common from communis, "common"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/communicate

Wiktionary:

communicate | communicated [past tense] | communicating [present participle] | communicates [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Latin commūnicātus, perfect passive participle of commūnicō ("share, impart; make common"), from commūnis ("common").

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/communicate

Merriam-Webster:

communicate | communicated [past tense] | communicating [present participle]

First use: 1526

Origin: Latin communicatus, past participle of communicare to impart, participate, from communis common

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/communicate

American Heritage Dictionary:

communicate | communicated [past tense] | communicating [present participle] | communicates [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Latin commūnicāre, commūnicāt-, from commūnis, common; see mei- [entry 1] in Indo-European roots.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/communicate

Collins Dictionary:

communicate

First use: 16th century

Origin: from Latin commūnicāre to share, from commūniscommon

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/communicate

Encarta Dictionary:

communicate | communicated [past tense] | communicating [present participle] | communicates [3rd-person singular present]

First use: Early 16th century

Origin: Latin communicat-, past participle of communicare "share" from communis "common"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861599019​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

communicate | communicated [past tense] | communicating [present participle] | communicates [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "communicate"

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/communicate

Collins Dictionary:

intercommunicate

Audio: British English pronunciation of "intercommunicate"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/intercommunicate

communicate

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "communicate"

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the Free Dictionary:

intercommunicate

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communicate

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Google Dictionary:

intercommunicate | intercommunicated [past tense] | intercommunicating [present participle] | intercommunicates [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: English pronunciation of "intercommunicate"

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communicate | communicated [past tense] | communicating [present participle] | communicates [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: English pronunciation of "communicate"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

intercommunicate

Audio: North American pronunciation of "intercommunicate"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=interc​23 word=intercommunicate

communicate

Audio: North American pronunciation of "communicate"

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YourDictionary Audio:

intercommunicate

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communicate

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

communicate | communicated [past tense] | communicating [present participle] | communicates [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "communicate"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/communicate

Macmillan American Dictionary:

communicate | communicated [past tense] | communicating [present participle] | communicates [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "communicate"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/communicate

Cambridge Dictionary:

communicate [entry 1]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "communicate"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "communicate"

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