communicating

Definitions of communicating
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n 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
transmission 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
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
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act, deed, human action, human activity
something that people do or cause to happen

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