Translation of communicate in Spanish:

communicate

comunicarse, v.

Pronunciation /kəˈmjuːnɪkeɪt//kəˈmjunəˌkeɪt/

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (person/aircraft) comunicarse
    I can't speak Arabic, so it was difficult for us to communicate como no hablo árabe tuvimos dificultades para comunicarnos
    • to communicate with sb comunicarse con algn
    • I find it hard to communicate me es difícil comunicarme con los demás
    • He doesn't have the ability to communicate very well.
    • His greatest gift was his ability to communicate, and he always conveyed a sense of optimism about his country and its people.
    • They do not have the ability to communicate how sick they are.
    • Without the ability to communicate efficiently, individual effectiveness in presenting our ideas will inevitably be reduced.
    • Some parents might be annoyed and resentful of having to coordinate peer assignments and communicate these feelings to their child.
    • His piercing eyes and body language communicated the frustration and anger of young urban males in an extremely convincing way.
    • Unable to speak, Ben communicates his feelings with his eyes.
    • Souza's work communicates a fear and hatred of the practice and symbols of a religion that fascinate and revolt him in turn.
    • It was unfortunate that the teacher's fear communicated itself to the children.
    • An artist uses his work to communicate his feelings, emotions and understanding of a situation.
    • It was almost as if through the silence they communicated their emotions.
    • His ability to communicate and articulate his discussions has improved to the point that he is truly a joy to sit down with and talk about almost anything.
    • The progress of different countries and communities, their businesses and institutions is built on the ability to communicate effectively with one another and their wider audiences.
    • Sitting at a lunch counter or staging a press conference are not conventional, but they succeeded in communicating to an audience that was not willing to listen.
    • He was a born teacher who had a seemingly insatiable desire to communicate his enthusiasm for mathematics.
    • None of them is able to communicate with each other; they are indeed strangers talking.
    • There is something special that happens whenever actors get to communicate emotion through song and dance.
    • He communicated genuine sorrow and compassion.
    • In doing so, he communicated more pure emotional understanding than anyone else who took the stage that day.
    • But a new study suggests that body posture may be as important as the face in communicating emotions such as fear.
    • It is, in short, the ability to communicate, and it will get you a very long way in politics.
    • Other important criteria would be a clean track record, transparency, accountability, and the ability to communicate, he added.
    • He views painting as a way to communicate his emotions and experiences in an immediate and powerful manner.
    • But the real heart of most advertising messages conveys information or communicates a feeling about the product or service being advertised.
    • The key to its success may have been its ability to communicate efficiently and hence spread quickly, he says.
    • Radio has to have the emotion, has to have the ability to communicate.
    • Instead, everybody must be responsible and be able to communicate with each other.
    • Be it a street play, a hard day's labour in the fields or popular films, songs are a part of Indian life and communicate the inner feelings.
    • His face is simultaneously expressionless and expressive, his eyes communicating deep emotion and intelligence.
    • Whether the Harvard folk are right or wrong to treat their leader the way they did, Summers surely could have done a better job of understanding and communicating with the people he meant to lead.
    • They develop their ability to communicate and express their ideas and opinions in a productive and appropriate way.
    • He used this expressionist approach to communicate his emotions.
    • What matters is whether you have a way to communicate the true feelings that you have.
    • They place value on whether they have been successful in communicating their feelings, in conveying their message, on seeing that others understand them.
    • She had an ability to communicate and to understand exactly what heads and teachers needed that was second to none.
    • It is worthwhile for the benefits it can bring with increased interest in learning, fuller cultural identity and awareness, and better ability to communicate together.
    • Judges looked for innovative and creative concepts, strong executions and the ability to communicate and persuade.
    • I'm sure this has helped me in my personal quest to shoot meaningful underwater photographs that I hope communicate the emotions I feel when I'm diving.
    • He believes teachers must communicate their passion about their art to their students.
    • We are hoping to be able to communicate in a way young people can really understand and relate to.
  • 2

    • 2.1(connect)

      (room) comunicar(se)
      to communicate with sth comunicar(se) con algo
      • the bedroom communicates with the bathroom el dormitorio (se) comunica con el cuarto de baño
      • the two rooms/buildings communicate las dos habitaciones/los dos edificios (se) comunican
      • All rooms communicate directly with this central space.
      • Without a word, she floated past me and tiptoed to the door that communicated with her room, opened it a crack, listened.
      • If this was the location of the door, then it communicated directly with the room or space west of the northern kitchen, rather than directly with the northern kitchen.
      • The breakfast will be served in the communicating room for the private part of the house

    • 2.2communicating present participle

      (rooms) que se comunican
      (doors) de comunicación


transitive verb

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    (make known)
    comunicar
    to communicate sth to sb comunicar(le) algo a algn
    • Ultimately, I believe, the work fails because it does not communicate new information.
    • He was charged with communicating false information about a bomb hoax.
    • But it taught me how to communicate ideas quickly and tailor information to an audience.
    • In generating sales through good information or communicating internal news and directives, the newsletter has no peer.
    • Interns learn to communicate their ideas with both scientists and their peers.
    • One primary purpose of the record is to communicate patient information to the next caregiver.
    • There is no evidence that any of this information was ever communicated to anyone in the organization.
    • Recommendations will be given on approaches to communicate sensitive information to surgeons.
    • First, corporations have more money, and thereby more means of communicating their ideas to a large number of people.
    • Ms Sceats, who was working as a waitress in London during a break from travelling, denies communicating false information with intent.
    • Then came radio and in no time at all it became ruler supreme because not only did it communicate information but it also provided entertainment.
    • Good writers are particularly skilled in doing that, crafting words that not only communicate the information, but do it in a way that makes it interesting and even entertaining.
    • Among the many reasons for writing letters are communicating good news and, alas, bad news.
    • Ramsey said the foundation members were also looking for someone who could think creatively and communicate ideas.
    • The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand is essential for most academic endeavors in a graduate program.
    • Mary Ellen Thomas, for example, found a unique way of communicating the idea that she's a candidate with a heart, and a strong social conscience.
    • Abundant data are provided on each topic, and excellent graphics communicate information at a glance.
    • The job is to try to communicate facts and factual information about these issues.
    • Web navigation is designed to structure and communicate information about how to find different information.
    • The media have always been and will continue to be the most important tool for communicating ideas and educating the public about ongoing problems.
  • 2

    (transmit)
    (feeling) transmitir
    (feeling) comunicar
    (feeling) contagiar
    to communicate sth to sb transmitirle / comunicarle / contagiarle algo a algn
    • The Act was passed merely for sanitary purposes, in order to prevent animals in a state of infectious disease from communicating it to other animals with which they might come in contact.
    • Are afraid to actually touch the papers, because they're afraid that anthrax can be communicated.
    • He unwittingly communicated the virus to fellow guests in the lift or lobby of the hotel where he stayed before going to hospital.
    • Each arises from three cells: one forming the bristle, one forming the socket out of which the bristle grows, and one forming the nerve cell that communicates bristle motion to the central nervous system.
    • This elementary particle allegedly communicates gravitational forces throughout the universe.
    • There had been "no exports of live birds or breeder eggs which could have communicated the virus to turkeys at the affected farm in East Anglia."