communicate to

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communicate (something) to (someone)

To tell or otherwise convey something to someone. You must communicate your needs to people if you want them to help you! I hope you communicated a sense of urgency to Joanna when you assigned this project to her.
See also: communicate

communicate something to someone

to say or write something to someone; to tell someone something. Will you please communicate my regards to her? I intend to communicate your request to the front office this morning.
See also: communicate
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No translating is done when private devices communicate to other private devices on a switch.
How much time do we have left as communicators when every individual in the organization has (or soon will have) the capability to communicate to anyone, anywhere, any time?
Whereas the earlier study focused on what physician executives communicate to be persuasive, the present investigation treated the way physician executives communicate to persuade attractive and unattractive superiors.
Even when they find a subordinate to be dislikable, physician executives do not appear to become overly forceful in the way they communicate to persuade the subordinate.
We must understand how our messages can be interpreted and communicate to a dozen audiences simultaneously and with credibility.
Values communicate to people how they should act at any given time.