communicate (v.) Look up communicate at Dictionary.com
1520s, "to impart" (information, etc.), from Latin communicatus, past participle of communicare "to share, communicate, impart, inform," literally "to make common," related to communis "common, public, general" (see common (adj.)). Meaning "to share, transmit" (diseases, etc.) is from 1530s. Related: Communicated; communicating.