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communicable


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Communicable  \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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  communicable 
  adj  1:  (of  disease)  capable  of  being  transmitted  by  infection  [syn: 
  {catching},  {contagious},  {contractable},  {transmissible}, 
  {transmittable}] 
  2:  readily  communicated;  "communicable  ideas" 




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