To give to another as a partaker; bestow or confer in joint possession; impart knowledge or a share of: as, to communicate intelligence, news, opinions, or facts; to communicate a disease: with to (formerly with) before the person receiving.To share in or participate; have in common.To administer the eucharist or communion to.Synonyms Communicate, Impart. These words agree in expressing the sharing of something with another, generally something not concrete, as information, news, hope, fears. Impart may be used of things concrete, as food. As to things intangible, communicate is the more general, and impart expresses more of the idea of sharing or intimacy. We may communicate unconsciously; we impart by intention.To have a share; take part; participate: followed by in, formerly also by with, before the thing shared.To have a connecting passage or means of transition; have communication: said of things, and generally followed by with: as, the lake communicates with the sea by means of the river.To have or hold intercourse or interchange of thoughts: said of persons.To partake of the Lord's supper or communion: used absolutely or followed by with.Communicated; shared.Communicative.