Communication

Com*mu`ni*ca"tion

(km*m`n*k"shn), n. [L. communicatio.] 1. The act or fact of communicating; as, communication of smallpox; communication of a secret.
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2. Intercourse by words, letters, or messages; interchange of thoughts or opinions, by conference or other means; conference; correspondence.
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Argument . . . and friendly communication.
Shak.
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3. Association; company.
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Evil communications corrupt good manners.
1 Cor. xv. 33.
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4. Means of communicating; means of passing from place to place; a connecting passage; connection.
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The Euxine Sea is conveniently situated for trade, by the communication it has both with Asia and Europe.
Arbuthnot.
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5. That which is communicated or imparted; intelligence; news; a verbal or written message.
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6. Participation in the Lord's supper. Bp. Pearson.
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7. (Rhet.) A trope, by which a speaker assumes that his hearer is a partner in his sentiments, and says we, instead of I or you. Beattie.

Syn. -- Correspondence; conference; intercourse.
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