• noun: the act or process of using words, sounds, signs, or behaviors to express or exchange information or to express your ideas, thoughts, feelings, etc., to someone else
  • noun: an act or instance of transmitting
  • usually singular
  • synonyms: access, accommodation, accordance


  • Parents need to have good 'communication' with their children. [=they need to be able to understand and be understood by their children]

  • a 'communications satellite' [=a satellite that is used to send signals for television, radio, etc., to people around the world]

  • ('formal') We are 'in communication' by e-mail. [=we are communicating with each other by e-mail]

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) You have to call her. Where the pure angel merges with the antic sphinx... I'm telling you. Call her. Listen, Driss. I'm better at written communication. Unbelievable. Fine, but I'm gonna look for her phone number because this is stressing me out. Hey! She's from Dunkerque... (..)
    2011 Intouchables