commune with (something)

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commune with (something)

To experience a meaningful connection with something, often on a spiritual level. Tim really enjoys going off into the woods and communing with nature.
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commune with something

Fig. to experience wordless or spiritual communication with something. She went on long walks to commune with nature. He enjoyed going off on a retreat to commune with his inner self.
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References in classic literature ?
That is the time, after your Departure is taken, when the spirit of your commander communes with you in a muffled voice, as if from the sanctum sanctorum of a temple; because, call her a temple or a "hell afloat" - as some ships have been called - the captain's state-room is surely the august place in every vessel.
Will the decision be to maintain the status quo or to revamp communes with new and different roles?
The programme aims to enhance the access of 25 rural communes with a population of 103.
Understandably this has not gone down well in the richer suburban communes with high incomes from their business estates, and it is holding up the creation of agglomerations in several places -- at Caen in Normandy for example.