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Noun communication has 3 senses
- 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 discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwick, branch of knowledge; act, human action, human activity; discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwick, branch of knowledge; 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|
- communication - something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
--2 is a kind of social relation; 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|
- 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; connection, connexion, connectedness