What is communication?

  • (noun): The activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information.
    Example: "They could not act without official communication from Moscow"
    Synonyms: communicating
    See also — Additional definitions below


Communication (from Latin "communis", meaning to share) is the activity of conveying information through the exchange of thoughts, messages, or information, as by speech, visuals, signals, writing, or behavior.

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Some articles on communication:

Body Language
... Body language is a form of mental and physical ability of human non-verbal communication, which consists of body posture, gestures, facial expressions, and eye movements ... James Borg states that human communication consists of 93 percent body language and paralinguistic cues, while only 7% of communication consists of words ...
Point-to-multipoint Communication
... In telecommunications, point-to-multipoint communication is communication which is accomplished via a distinct type of one-to-many connection, providing multiple ...
Communication Noise - Psychological Noise
... Certain attitudes can also make communication difficult ... Disorders such as Autism may also severely hamper effective communication ...
Black Rhinoceros - Behavior - Communication
... Rhinos use several forms of communication ... Due to their bad eyesight and solitary nature, scent marking is often used to identify themselves to other black rhinos ...

More definitions of "communication":

  • (noun): A connection allowing access between persons or places.
    Example: "How many lines of communication can there be among four people?"; "a secret passageway provided communication between the two rooms"
  • (noun): Something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups.