communicate with

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communicate with (one)

1. To talk to one. Well, if you didn't communicate with him, how was he supposed to know what you needed?
2. To convey a message to and be understood by another person. Even though they've been married for years, they still sometimes have a hard time communicating with each other.
See also: communicate

communicate with someone

1. Lit. to correspond or talk with a person. I have to communicate with Wally first. As soon as I have communicated with Fred, I can give you an answer.
2. Fig. to make oneself understood with a person. (Often used with a negative.) I just don't seem to communicate with Sam, no matter what I do. We just can't seem to communicate with each other.
See also: communicate
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A type of sign language also enabled Indian tribes to communicate with other tribes whose spoken languages were different.
Everybody takes Spanish,'' said the senior, who is enrolled in a beginning sign language course and hopes to learn enough to communicate with a deaf cousin.
9) In a real sense, the way people communicate with one another reveals how they define their relationships.
But, until today, there has been no service that compels consumers to communicate with one another using mobile video.
GEORGE: Don't be afraid to over communicate, and that corresponds to one of the primary do's, and that is, resist every temptation you have to not communicate with people.
Commissioner Eve Fisher says, ``We did not intend for folks to communicate with their constituents at the Hollywood Bowl.
The purpose of this study is to examine physician executives' communicator style preferences when attempting to influence subordinates who communicate with them in attractive (i.
Although this service is primarily designed to assist Spanish speakers communicate with English speakers, this same service can also be used to communicate from English to over 170 languages.
But, hey - Every day, every Jane, Joe and leader out there has more tools to communicate with more people.
Reno and her aides, in a telephone conference call with California reporters, announced that the state Department of General Services has agreed to spend nearly $2 million to equip the state's 475 emergency 911 centers with the equipment necessary for those disabled people to communicate with the centers.
The present investigation extends the research of an earlier study examining physician executives' choices of persuasion strategies to gain compliance from superiors who communicate with them in attractive and unattractive styles.
Knight also said, "We simultaneously conducted an experimental test of what we called a 'Hartford-area receiving station' -- whereby residents in central Connecticut used their FRS-compatible radios to communicate with our central location.
In short, business try to communicate with their staffs in the same way as they once communicated with their customers.
Even the most severely disabled are able to use some form of technology that helps them communicate with the world, Feit said.