Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of COMMUNICABLE

Pronunciation:  ku'myoonukubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  readily communicated; "communicable ideas"
  2. [adj]  (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection
 

COMMUNICABLE is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: catching, communicative, communicatory, contagious, contractable, infectious, transmissible, transmittable
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Com*mu"ni*ca*ble\, a. [Cf. F. communicable, LL.
communicabilis.]
1. Capable of being communicated, or imparted; as, a
   communicable disease; communicable knowledge.

2. Communicative; free-speaking. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. --
   {Com*mu"ni*ca*ble*ness}, n. -- {Com*mu"ni*ca"bly}, adv.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: allowable, assignable, bequeathable, bestowable, catching, conductive, consignable, contagious, conveyable, deadly, destructive, devisable, endemic, envenomed, epidemial, epidemic, epiphytotic, epizootic, expansive, expressable, giveable, impartable, infectious, infective, inoculable, interchangeable, mailable, malign, malignant, mephitic, metathetic, miasmal, miasmatic, miasmic, movable, noxious, pandemic, pestiferous, pestilential, poisonous, portable, portative, presentable, removable, sporadic, spreading, taking, toxic, toxicant, toxiferous, transferable, transfusable, transmissible, transmissive, transmittable, transportable, transportative, transposable, venenate, veneniferous, venenous, venomous, virulent, zymotic
 

 

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY