These are people who I thought were friends, people I trusted when I communicated with them.
Horvit said he communicated with Assange through email and did not know where he might be.
I am sorry that I have communicated that you and your families are less than me and mine.
1520s, "to impart" (information, etc.), from Latin communicatus, past participle of communicare "impart, inform" (see communication). Meaning "to share, transmit" (diseases, etc.) is from 1530s. Related: Communicated; communicating.