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 for Communicated
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Communicate \Com*mu"ni*cate\ (k[o^]m*m[=u]"n[i^]*k[=a]t ), v. t.
     [imp. & p. p. Communicated; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Communicating.] [L. communicatus, p. p. of communicare to
     communicate, fr. communis common. See Commune, v. i.]
     1. To share in common; to participate in. [Obs.]
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              To thousands that communicate our loss. --B. Jonson
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     2. To impart; to bestow; to convey; as, to communicate a
        disease or a sensation; to communicate motion by means of
        a crank.
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              Where God is worshiped, there he communicates his
              blessings and holy influences.        --Jer. Taylor.
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     3. To make known; to recount; to give; to impart; as, to
        communicate information to any one.
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     4. To administer the communion to. [R.]
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              She [the church] . . . may communicate him. --Jer.
                                                    Taylor.
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     Note: This verb was formerly followed by with before the
           person receiving, but now usually takes to after it.
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                 He communicated those thoughts only with the Lord
                 Digby.                             --Clarendon.
  
     Syn: To impart; bestow; confer; reveal; disclose; tell;
          announce; recount; make known.
  
     Usage: To Communicate, Impart, Reveal. Communicate is
            the more general term, and denotes the allowing of
            others to partake or enjoy in common with ourselves.
            Impart is more specific. It is giving to others a part
            of what we had held as our own, or making them our
            partners; as, to impart our feelings; to impart of our
            property, etc. Hence there is something more intimate
            in imparting intelligence than in communicating it. To
            reveal is to disclose something hidden or concealed;
            as, to reveal a secret.
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