communicating

Definitions of communicating
  1. noun
    the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information
    synonyms: communication
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    transmission
    communication by means of transmitted signals
    intercommunication
    mutual communication; communication with each other
    medium
    an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication
    channel, communication channel, line
    (often plural) a means of communication or access
    mail, mail service, post, postal service
    the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office
    dramatic art, dramatics, dramaturgy, theater, theatre
    the art of writing and producing plays
    discourse, discussion, treatment
    an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic
    exhortation
    a communication intended to urge or persuade the recipients to take some action
    expression, verbal expression, verbalism
    the communication (in speech or writing) of your beliefs or opinions
    exam, examination, test
    a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
    persuasion, suasion
    the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action
    dissuasion
    persuading not to do or believe something; talking someone out of a belief or an intended course of action
    expostulation, objection, remonstrance, remonstration
    the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
    contact, touch
    a communicative interaction
    traffic
    the amount of activity over a communication system during a given period of time
    conveyance, impartation, imparting
    the transmission of information
    airing, dissemination, public exposure, spreading
    the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate
    aether, ether
    a medium that was once supposed to fill all space and to support the propagation of electromagnetic waves
    air, airwave
    medium for radio and television broadcasting
    channel, transmission channel
    a path over which electrical signals can pass
    back channel
    an alternative to the regular channels of communication that is used when agreements must be made secretly (especially in diplomacy or government)
    lens
    (metaphor) a channel through which something can be seen or understood
    contact, inter-group communication, liaison, link
    a channel for communication between groups
    channels
    official routes of communication
    mass medium, medium
    (usually plural) transmissions that are disseminated widely to the public
    multimedia, multimedia system
    transmissions that combine media of communication (text and graphics and sound etc.)
    airmail, airpost
    a system of conveying mail by aircraft
    snail mail
    any mail that is physically delivered by the postal service
    RFD, rural free delivery
    free government delivery of mail in outlying country areas
    electronic communication
    communication by computer
    fiber optics, fiberoptics, fibre optics, fibreoptics
    the transmission of light signals via glass fibers
    modulation
    (electronics) the transmission of a signal by using it to vary a carrier wave; changing the carrier's amplitude or frequency or phase
    stage
    the theater as a profession (usually `the stage')
    line
    persuasive but insincere talk that is usually intended to deceive or impress
    line of gab, patter, spiel
    plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
    articulation, voice
    the act of expressing in coherent verbal form
    intercourse, social intercourse
    communication between individuals
    detail
    extended treatment of particulars
    dilation
    a lengthy discussion (spoken or written) on a particular topic
    consideration
    a discussion of a topic (as in a meeting)
    talk
    discussion; (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of')
    cold turkey
    a blunt expression of views
    congratulation, felicitation
    (usually plural) an expression of pleasure at the success or good fortune of another
    elaboration, enlargement, expansion
    a discussion that provides additional information
    bar exam, bar examination
    an examination conducted at regular intervals to determine whether a candidate is qualified to practice law in a given jurisdiction
    comp, comprehensive, comprehensive examination
    an intensive examination testing a student's proficiency in some special field of knowledge
    entrance exam, entrance examination
    examination to determine a candidate's preparation for a course of studies
    final, final exam, final examination
    an examination administered at the end of an academic term
    litmus test
    a test that relies on a single indicator
    midterm, midterm exam, midterm examination
    an examination administered in the middle of an academic term
    oral, oral exam, oral examination, viva, viva voce
    an examination conducted by spoken communication
    prelim, preliminary exam, preliminary examination
    an examination taken by graduate students to determine their fitness to continue
    quiz
    an examination consisting of a few short questions
    exam paper, examination paper, question sheet, test paper
    a written examination
    tripos
    final honors degree examinations at Cambridge University
    arm-twisting
    persuasion by the use of direct personal pressure
    bell ringing, canvassing, electioneering
    persuasion of voters in a political campaign
    exhortation, incitement
    the act of exhorting; an earnest attempt at persuasion
    proselytism
    the practice of proselytizing
    sloganeering
    persuasion by means of empty slogans
    prompting, suggestion
    persuasion formulated as a suggestion
    artillery, weapon
    a means of persuading or arguing
    uplink
    a transmission from Earth to a spacecraft or the path of such a transmission
    interrogation
    a transmission that will trigger an answering transmission from a transponder
    appeal
    (rhetoric) a method or mode of persuasion
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    act, deed, human action, human activity
    something that people do or cause to happen
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