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communication

 
Noun communication has 3 senses
  1. communication, communicating - the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information; "they could not act without official communication from Moscow"
    --1 is a kind of act, human action, human activity
    --1 has particulars:
     transmission; intercommunication; medium; channel, communication channel, line; mail, mail service, postal service, post; dramaturgy, dramatic art, dramatics, theater, theatre; discussion, treatment, discourse; exhortation; expression; examination, exam, test; persuasion, suasion; contact, touch; traffic
    Derived forms: verb communicate5, verb communicate1, verb communicate2
  2. communication - something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
    --2 is a kind of
    social relation
    --2 has particulars:
     message; contagion, infection; language, linguistic communication; written communication, written language; message, content, subject matter, substance; show; signal, signaling, sign; sign; indication, indicant; visual communication; expressive style, style; paralanguage, paralinguistic communication; auditory communication; voice, vocalization, vocalisation, phonation, vox; psychic communication, psychical communication, anomalous communication; voice; document
    Derived forms: verb communicate3, verb communicate6, verb communicate7, verb communicate5, verb communicate1, verb communicate2
  3. communication - a connection allowing access between persons or places; "how many lines of communication can there be among four people?"; "a secret passageway provided communication between the two rooms"
    --3 is a kind of
    connection, connexion, connectedness
    Derived forms: verb communicate4, verb communicate1
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