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Definition 1: something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups - [noun denoting tops]

(communication is a kind of ...) a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples

(... is a kind of communication ) communication that relies on vision

(... is a kind of communication ) exhibiting openly in public view

"a display of courage"

(... is a kind of communication ) a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period

"all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"

(... is a kind of communication ) the use of manner of speaking to communicate particular meanings

(... is a kind of communication ) communication that relies on hearing

(... is a kind of communication ) the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract

"a singer takes good care of his voice" "the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations"

(... is a kind of communication ) communication by paranormal means

(... is a kind of communication ) something suggestive of speech in being a medium of expression

"the wee small voice of conscience" "the voice of experience" "he said his voices told him to do it"

(... is a kind of communication ) something that serves to indicate or suggest

"an indication of foul play" "indications of strain" "symptoms are the prime indicants of disease"

(... is a kind of communication ) a public display of a message

"he posted signs in all the shop windows"

(... is a kind of communication ) the communication of something to the public; making information generally known

(... is a kind of communication ) a communication (usually brief) that is written or spoken or signaled

"he sent a three-word message"

(... is a kind of communication ) the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people

"a contagion of mirth" "the infection of his enthusiasm for poetry"

(... is a kind of communication ) a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols

"he taught foreign languages" "the language introduced is standard throughout the text" "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written"

(... is a kind of communication ) communication by means of written symbols (either printed or handwritten)

(... is a kind of communication ) what a communication that is about something is about

(... is a kind of communication ) communication that is suitable for or intended to be instructive

"the didacticism expected in books for the young" "the didacticism of the 19th century gave birth to many great museums"

(... is a kind of communication ) any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message

"signals from the boat suddenly stopped"

(... is a kind of communication ) a written account of ownership or obligation

Definition 2: the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where communication or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they could not act without official communication from Moscow

Synonyms for communication in the sense of this definition

(communication is a kind of ...) something that people do or cause to happen

(... is a kind of communication ) a communicative interaction

"the pilot made contact with the base" "he got in touch with his colleagues"

(... is a kind of communication ) the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest

(... is a kind of communication ) persuading not to do or believe something; talking someone out of a belief or an intended course of action

(... is a kind of communication ) the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action

(... is a kind of communication ) a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge

"when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions"

(... is a kind of communication ) the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions

"expressions of good will" "he helped me find verbal expression for my ideas" "the idea was immediate but the verbalism took hours"

(... is a kind of communication ) a communication intended to urge or persuade the recipients to take some action

(... is a kind of communication ) an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic

"the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic" "his treatment of the race question is badly biased"

(... is a kind of communication ) the art of writing and producing plays

(... is a kind of communication ) the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office

"the mail handles billions of items every day" "he works for the United States mail service" "in England they call mail `the post'"

(... is a kind of communication ) (often plural) a means of communication or access

"it must go through official channels" "lines of communication were set up between the two firms"

(... is a kind of communication ) an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication

(... is a kind of communication ) mutual communication; communication with each other

"they intercepted intercommunication between enemy ships"

(... is a kind of communication ) communication by means of transmitted signals

(... is a kind of communication ) the amount of activity over a communication system during a given period of time

"heavy traffic overloaded the trunk lines" "traffic on the internet is lightest during the night"

Definition 3: a connection allowing access between persons or places - [noun denoting linkdef]

Samples where communication or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • how many lines of communication can there be among four people?
  • a secret passageway provided communication between the two rooms

(communication is a kind of ...) a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it)

"there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare"

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