commune : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the smallest administrative district of several European countries
- n a body of people or families living together and sharing everything
- v communicate intimately with; be in a state of heightened, intimate receptivity
He seemed to commune with nature
- v receive Communion, in the Catholic church
- Tony Blair in USA Today
Blair, who stepped down as prime minister in June and is now an envoy for Middle East peace, said British voters tended to think that devout politicians "go off and sit in the corner and ...... commune with the man upstairs and then come back and...
- Mitt Romney in Boston Globe (registration)
Freedom requires religion just as religion requires freedom,Romney said. "Freedom opens the windows of the soul so that man can discover his most profound beliefs and commune with God. Freedom and religion endure together, or perish...
- Fred Armisen in London Free Press
I grew up on a hippie commune and things were pretty loose there,Armisen said. "My dad told me we don't really know who my mother is, so she can be one of many races."