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communicable

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CIDE DICTIONARY

communicablea. [Cf. F. communicable, LL. communicabilis.].
  •  Capable of being communicated, or imparted; as, a communicable disease; communicable knowledge.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Communicative; free-speaking.  B. Jonson.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

communicable, adj.
1 (esp. of a disease) able to be passed on.
2 archaic communicative.

Derivative
communicability n. communicably adv.
Etymology
ME f. OF communicable or LL communicabilis (as COMMUNICATE)

THESAURUS

communicable

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

ROGET THESAURUS

communicable

Giving

N giving, bestowal, bestowment, donation, presentation, presentment, accordance, concession, delivery, consignment, dispensation, communication, endowment, investment, investiture, award, almsgiving, charity, liberality, generosity, gift, donation, present, cadeau, fairing, free gift, boon, favor, benefaction, grant, offering, oblation, sacrifice, immolation, lagniappe, pilon, grace, act of grace, bonus, allowance, contribution, subscription, subsidy, tribute, subvention, bequest, legacy, devise, will, dotation, dot, appanage, voluntary settlement, voluntary conveyance, amortization, alms, largess, bounty, dole, sportule, donative, help, oblation, offertory, honorarium, gratuity, Peter pence, sportula, Christmas box, Easter offering, vail, douceur, drink money, pourboire, trinkgeld, bakshish, fee, consideration, bribe, bait, ground bait, peace offering, handsel, boodle, graft, grease, blat, giver, grantor, donor, feoffer, settlor, giving, given, allowed, allowable, concessional, communicable, charitable, eleemosynary, sportulary, tributary, gratis, donative, auctor pretiosa facit, ex dono, res est ingeniosa dare.


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