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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To be in respectful harmony with.

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Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To be in respectful harmony with. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A group of people who live together and who share the work and their possessions.

Usage examples (38)
  • Lillian enjoyed hiking and a chance to commune with nature.
  • He seemed to commune with nature
  • Verb (used without object) : to commune with nature
  • Have I not forced them to give up what they called their commune, for the whole duration of my life? ' for more
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  • ''commune" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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