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com·mu·ni·ca·ble

 (kə-myo͞o′nĭ-kə-bəl)
adj.
1. Transmittable between persons or species; contagious: communicable diseases.
2. Readily communicated: communicable ideas.
3. Talkative.

com·mu′ni·ca·bil′i·ty, com·mu′ni·ca·ble·ness n.
com·mu′ni·ca·bly adv.

communicable

(kəˈmjuːnɪkəbəl)
adj
1. capable of being communicated
2. (Pathology) (of a disease or its causative agent) capable of being passed on readily
comˌmunicaˈbility, comˈmunicableness n
comˈmunicably adv

com•mu•ni•ca•ble

(kəˈmyu nɪ kə bəl)

adj.
1. capable of being easily communicated or transmitted: a communicable disease.
2. talkative; communicative.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin]
com•mu`ni•ca•bil′i•ty, com•mu′ni•ca•ble•ness, n.
com•mu′ni•ca•bly, adv.

com·mu·ni·ca·ble

(kə-myo͞o′nĭ-kə-bəl)
Capable of being transmitted from person to person. Chickenpox is a communicable disease. See Note at infectious.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.communicable - (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infectioncommunicable - (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection
infectious - easily spread; "fear is exceedingly infectious; children catch it from their elders"- Bertrand Russell
2.communicable - readily communicated; "communicable ideas"
communicatory, communicative - able or tending to communicate; "was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"- W.M.Thackeray

communicable

adjective infectious, catching, contagious, transferable, transmittable communicable diseases such as Ebola

communicable

adjective
1. Capable of transmission by infection:
2. Disposed to be open, sociable, and talkative:
Translations

communicable

[kəˈmjuːnɪkəbl] ADJ (gen) → comunicable; [disease] → transmisible

communicable

[kəˈmjuːnɪkəbəl] adj (= infectious, contagious) [disease] → transmissible

communicable

adj
diseaseübertragbar
ideas, knowledgekommunizierbar, vermittelbar

com·mu·ni·ca·ble

a. contagioso-a; comunicable;
___ disease controlcontrol de enfermedades ___.

communicable

adj transmisible, contagioso
References in classic literature ?
Yet what thou canst attain, which best may serve To glorifie the Maker, and inferr Thee also happier, shall not be withheld Thy hearing, such Commission from above I have receav'd, to answer thy desire Of knowledge within bounds; beyond abstain To ask, nor let thine own inventions hope Things not reveal'd, which th' invisible King, Onely Omniscient, hath supprest in Night, To none communicable in Earth or Heaven: Anough is left besides to search and know.
With a favor to ask we review our list of friends, do justice to their more amiable qualities, forgive their little offenses, and concerning each in turn, try to arrive at the conclusion that he will be eager to oblige us, our own eagerness to be obliged being as communicable as other warmth.
So I went on for some days cutting and hewing timber, and also studs and rafters, all with my narrow axe, not having many communicable or scholar-like thoughts, singing to myself, --
To be communicable it must become picture or sensible object.
All things tended to key them to an exquisite pitch--the movement of their bodies, at one with the moving bodies of the animals beneath them; the gently stimulated blood caressing the flesh through and through with the soft vigors of health; the warm air fanning their faces, flowing over the skin with balmy and tonic touch, permeating them and bathing them, subtly, with faint, sensuous delight; and the beauty of the world, more subtly still, flowing upon them and bathing them in the delight that is of the spirit and is personal and holy, that is inexpressible yet communicable by the flash of an eye and the dissolving of the veils of the soul.
But the outcome has to be expressed in words if it is to be communicable.
A blessing beyond appreciation would be conferred upon mankind, if the tainted, in whose weakness or wickedness these virulent disorders are bred, could be instantly seized and placed in close confinement (not to say summarily smothered) before the poison is communicable.
He had really seen no communicable ground for suspecting any ususual feeling between Stephen and Maggie; his own reason told him so, and he wanted to go home at once that he might reflect coolly on these false images, till he had convinced himself of their nullity.
The Department of Health and Family Welfare is implementing various National programmes on All India basis in relation to a number of diseases including Communicable diseases such as tuberculosis, malaria, dengue, chickengunya, lymphatic filariasis, Japanese Encephalitis, leishmaniasis, leprosy, HIV-AIDS and non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, cardio vascular diseases, stroke, deafness, blindness, mental illness, etc.
Control of Communicable Diseases Manual (20th Edition)
Talking to various delegations, she said healthcare programmes should be continued to save the children from epidemic, communicable and non-communicable diseases, said a statement here.
Health authorities have ruled out that meningitis or any other communicable disease caused the death of a Dubai pupil