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Communication

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COMMUNICATION, n.

1. The act of imparting, conferring, or delivering, from one to another as the communication of knowledge, opinions or facts.
2. Intercourse by words, letters or messages interchange of thoughts or opinions, by conference or other means.

Abner had communication with the elders of Israel, saying, Ye sought for David in times past to be king over you. 2 Samuel 3 .

Let your communication be, yea, yea nay, nay. Matthew 5 .

In 1 Corinthians 15:33 , Evil communications corrupt good manners, the word may signify conversation, colloquial discourses, or customary association and familiarity.

3. Intercourse interchange of knowledge correspondence good understanding between men.

Secrets may be carried so far as to stop the communication necessary among all who have the management of affairs.

4. Connecting passage means of passing from place to place as a strait or channel between seas or lakes, a road between cities or countries, a gallery between apartments in a house, an avenue between streets, &c.

Keep open a communication with the besieged place.

5. That which is communicated or imparted.

The house received a communication from the Governor, respecting the hospital.

6. In rhetoric, a trope by which a speaker or writer takes his hearer or speaker as a partner in his sentiments, and says we, instead of I or you.

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Entry for 'Communication'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/c/communication.html.

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