1. [ verb ] make known; pass on, of information
Synonyms: impart
Related terms: communicate mean express hint thank say flash look breathe sign conveyance
2. [ verb ] serve as a means for expressing something
Synonyms: express carry

: "The painting of Mary carries motherly love" "His voice carried a lot of anger"

Related terms: communicate quantify conduct carry
3. [ verb ] take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
Synonyms: bring take

"Bring me the box from the other room" "Take these letters to the boss" also metaphorical, as in "This brings me to the main point"

Related terms: transport transit conduct return land ferry whisk church fetch tube raise lower produce produce advance land bring bring transportation conveyer conveyer_belt come
4. [ verb ] transmit or serve as the medium for transmission, as of sounds or images
Synonyms: carry transmit channel conduct

"Sound carries well over water" "The airwaves carry the sound" "Many metals conduct heat"

Related terms: bring retransmit bring_in pipe_in wash_up carry carry conduction transmission conductor carry carrier_wave conductor
5. [ verb ] transfer to another
Synonyms: transmit communicate

"communicate a disease"

Related terms: transfer communicate communication
6. [ verb ] (law) transmit a title or property
Related terms: transfer law
7. [ verb ] go or come after and bring or take back
Synonyms: get bring fetch

"Get me those books over there, please" "Could you bring the wine?" "The dog fetched the hat"

Related terms: take_away transmit deliver retrieve bring come
Similar spelling:   connive