Synonyms of communicate in English:


See US English definition of communicate

See UK English definition of communicate

See Spanish definition of comunicar


1‘he communicated the bad news to his boss’

convey, tell, impart, relay, transmit, pass on, hand on, transfer, make known, announce, report, recount, relate, set forth, present, divulge, disclose, mention
spread, disseminate, circulate, promulgate, proclaim, broadcast, make public
informal let on about

withhold from, keep secret

2‘parents and teachers should communicate on a daily basis’

liaise, be in touch, be in contact, be in communication, make contact, have dealings, interface, commune, meet, meet up
talk, speak, converse, chat, have a conversation, have a chat, have a discussion
North American visit
informal have a confab, chew the fat, chew the rag
British informal have a chinwag
North American informal shoot the breeze

3‘we have to learn how to communicate in an electronic environment’

get one's ideas across, get one's message across, make oneself understood, explain oneself, get through to someone, have one's say
be articulate, be fluent, be eloquent

4‘the disease is communicated from one person to another’

transmit, transfer, spread, carry, pass on, hand on, convey

5‘each bedroom communicated with a spacious bathroom’

connect with, be connected to, join up with, link up with, open on to, lead into, give access to