Synonyms for contagiouskənˈteɪ dʒəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contagious(adj)

    easily diffused or spread as from one person to another

    Synonyms:
    transmittable, transmissible, contractable, catching, communicable

    Antonyms:
    noninfectious

  2. catching, communicable, contagious, contractable, transmissible, transmittable(adj)

    (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection

    Synonyms:
    inherited, genetic, communicable, contagious, transmittable, ancestral, catching, hereditary, patrimonial, familial, transmissible, contractable, transmitted

    Antonyms:
    noninfectious

Wiktionary

  1. contagious(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    non-contagious

  2. contagious(adjective)

    Of a disease, easily transmitted to others.

    Synonyms:
    catching, infectious

    Antonyms:
    non-contagious

  3. contagious(adjective)

    Of a fashion, laughter, etc., easily passed on to others.

    Antonyms:
    non-contagious

  4. contagious(adjective)

    Of a person, having a disease that can be transmitted to another person by touch.

    Antonyms:
    non-contagious

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contagious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    infectious, catching

  2. contagious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    pestilential, pestiferous, poisonous, deadly

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

communicable, infectious, transmissible

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. contagious

    Synonyms:
    Infectious


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