HyperDic: commune

English > 4 senses of the word commune:
NOUNlocationcommunethe smallest administrative district of several European countries
groupcommunea body of people or families living together and sharing everything
VERBcommunicationcommunecommunicate intimately with
communicationcommune, communicatereceive Communion, in the Catholic church
commune > pronunciation
Soundskaa'myuwn; kahmyuw'n
Rhymesafternoon ... Witherspoon: 64 rhymes with uwn...
English > commune: 4 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe smallest administrative district of several European countries.
RegionBelgium, Kingdom of Belgium, BelgiqueA monarchy in northwestern Europe
France, French RepublicA republic in western Europe
Italy, Italian Republic, ItaliaA republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula
Switzerland, Swiss Confederation, Suisse, Schweiz, SvizzeraA landlocked federal republic in central Europe
Broaderadministrative district, administrative division, territorial divisionA district defined for administrative purposes
Spanishcomuna
Adjectivescommunalrelating to a small administrative district or community
Verbscommunisemake into property owned by the state
communisemake Communist or bring in accord / accord with Communist principles
English > commune: 4 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA body of people or families living together and sharing everything.
Broadergathering, assemblageA group of persons together in one place
Spanishcomuna
Catalancomuna
Verbscommunisemake into property owned by the state
communisemake Communist or bring in accord / accord with Communist principles
English > commune: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningCommunicate intimately with; be in a state of heightened, intimate receptivity.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"He seemed to commune with nature"
Narrowerprayaddress a deity, a prophet, a saint or an object of worship
Broadercommunicate, intercommunicatetransmit thoughts or feelings
Nounscommunionsharing thoughts and feelings
English > commune: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningReceive Communion, in the Catholic church.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymcommunicate
BroadercovenantEnter into a covenant or formal agreement
Similar tocommunicateAdminister Communion
Spanishcomulgar, recibir la comunión
Catalancombregar, rebre la comunió
NounsCommunionthe act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist

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