communicatory

communicative

[kuh-myoo-ni-key-tiv, -kuh-tiv]
adjective
1.
inclined to communicate or impart; talkative: He isn't feeling very communicative today.
2.
of or pertaining to communication.
Also, communicatory [kuh-myoo-ni-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] .


Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin commūnicātīvus, equivalent to commūnicāt(us) (see communicate) + -īvus -ive

communicatively, adverb
communicativeness, noun
noncommunicative, adjective
noncommunicatively, adverb
noncommunicativeness, noun
overcommunicative, adjective
semicommunicative, adjective


1. free-spoken, loquacious, voluble, expansive.
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communicate (kəˈmjuːnɪˌkeɪt)
 
vb (usually foll by to) (usually foll by with)
1.  to impart (knowledge) or exchange (thoughts, feelings, or ideas) by speech, writing, gestures, etc
2.  to allow (a feeling, emotion, etc) to be sensed (by), willingly or unwillingly; transmit (to): the dog communicated his fear to the other animals
3.  (intr) to have a sympathetic mutual understanding
4.  to make or have a connecting passage or route; connect
5.  (tr) to transmit (a disease); infect
6.  (intr) Christianity to receive or administer Communion
 
[C16: from Latin commūnicāre to share, from commūniscommon]
 
com'municator
 
n
 
com'municatory
 
adj

communicative (kəˈmjuːnɪkətɪv)
 
adj
1.  inclined or able to communicate readily; talkative
2.  of or relating to communication
 
com'municatively
 
adv
 
com'municativeness
 
n

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communicative
late 14c., "that communicates," from Fr. communicatif, from L. communicat-, pp. stem of communicare (see communication). Meaning "talkative" is recorded from 1650s.
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