Definition of intercommunicate in English:


Translate intercommunicate into Spanish

intransitive verb

[no object]
  • 1Engage in two-way communication.

    ‘Dr. Haber gazed at this while intercommunicating with his receptionist’
    • ‘But this thing they call ‘spiritualism,’ wherein a medium intercommunicates with the dead, is a fraud from start to finish.’
    • ‘Roberta Brinton, at the University of Southern California, has succeeded in growing neurons in a cell culture on electronic chips that can intercommunicate.’
    • ‘What could be more conventional than the taps on the wall by which prisoners in neighboring cells intercommunicate in code?’
    cooperate, work together, collaborate
  • 2(of two rooms) have a common connecting door.

    ‘on the ground floor there is a fitted kitchen intercommunicating with a breakfast room, off which lies the utility room’
    • ‘The spacious sitting room has a marble fireplace, patio doors, bay window and intercommunicating doors to the dining room which has a tiled floor, two velux roof windows, patio doors and is open plan to the kitchen.’



/ˌin(t)ərkəˈmyo͞onəkāt/ /ˌɪn(t)ərkəˈmjunəkeɪt/


Late 16th century from Anglo-Latin intercommunicat- ‘mutually communicated’, from the verb intercommunicare.