What are some alternative words for circulate?

Synonyms for circulate
ˈsɜr kyəˌleɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. go around, spread, circulate(verb)

    become widely known and passed on

    "the rumor spread"; "the story went around in the office"

    Synonyms:
    fan out, unfold, circularise, outflank, overspread, disseminate, pass around, spread, distribute, spread out, broadcast, mobilize, get around, revolve, circle, mobilise, open, scatter, circularize, pass on, short-circuit, go around, propagate, rotate, disperse, bypass, diffuse

  2. circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around(verb)

    cause to become widely known

    "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"

    Synonyms:
    beam, shell out, fan out, lot, spread, mobilize, pervade, pass on, dish out, dissipate, deal out, allot, dot, overspread, break up, dispense, interpenetrate, dole out, unfold, penetrate, deal, parcel out, disperse, circularize, administer, give out, spread out, open, go around, pass around, sprinkle, hand out, mete out, dispel, mobilise, diffuse, broadcast, distribute, pass out, propagate, scatter, transmit, air, circularise, send, riddle, dust, stagger, imbue, permeate, disseminate, circle

  3. circulate, pass around, pass on, distribute(verb)

    cause be distributed

    "This letter is being circulated among the faculty"

    Synonyms:
    shell out, lot, spread, mobilize, pass on, dish out, hand out, deal out, allot, progress, reach, communicate, dispense, advance, dole out, disseminate, deal, parcel out, disperse, circularize, administer, give, go on, give out, go around, pass around, pass, move on, pass along, mete out, mobilise, impart, diffuse, broadcast, put across, distribute, turn over, propagate, leave, pass out, relegate, circularise, march on, stagger, submit, hand, circle

  4. circulate(verb)

    move through a space, circuit or system, returning to the starting point

    "Blood circulates in my veins"; "The air here does not circulate"

    Synonyms:
    distribute, go around, mobilise, pass on, circularise, diffuse, circle, disperse, propagate, pass around, spread, disseminate, circularize, broadcast, mobilize

  5. circle, circulate(verb)

    move in circles

    Synonyms:
    pass on, circularise, pass around, disseminate, spread, diffuse, go around, broadcast, circle, mobilise, circularize, encircle, mobilize, propagate, disperse, distribute

  6. circulate(verb)

    cause to move in a circuit or system

    "The fan circulates the air in the room"

    Synonyms:
    distribute, go around, mobilise, pass on, circularise, diffuse, circle, disperse, propagate, pass around, spread, disseminate, circularize, broadcast, mobilize

  7. circulate(verb)

    move around freely

    "She circulates among royalty"

    Synonyms:
    distribute, go around, mobilise, pass on, circularise, diffuse, circle, disperse, propagate, pass around, spread, disseminate, circularize, broadcast, mobilize

  8. mobilize, mobilise, circulate(verb)

    cause to move around

    "circulate a rumor"

    Synonyms:
    summon, circularise, disseminate, pass around, marshal, spread, diffuse, go around, broadcast, circle, mobilise, circularize, pass on, call up, mobilize, propagate, disperse, distribute, rally

Wiktionary

  1. circulate(verb)

    Synonyms:
    put about, spread, disseminate

  2. circulate(verb)

    to move in circles or through a circuit

    Synonyms:
    put about, spread, disseminate

  3. circulate(verb)

    to cause (a person or thing) to move in circles or through a circuit

    Synonyms:
    disseminate, spread, put about

  4. circulate(verb)

    to move from person to person, as at a party

    Synonyms:
    put about, disseminate, spread

  5. circulate(verb)

    to spread or disseminate

    Synonyms:
    disseminate, spread, put about

  6. circulate(verb)

    to become widely known

    Synonyms:
    disseminate, spread, put about

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. circulate

    To announce is to give intelligence of in some formal or public way. We may announce that which has occurred or that which is to occur, tho the word is chiefly used in the anticipative sense; we announce a book when it is in press, a guest when he arrives. We advertise our business, communicate our intentions, enunciate our views; we notify an individual, give notice to the public. Declare has often an authoritative force; to declare war is to cause war to be, where before there may have been only hostilities; we say declare war, proclaim peace. We propound a question or an argument, promulgate the views of a sect or party, or the decision of a court, etc. We report an interview, reveal a secret, herald the coming of some distinguished person or great event. Publish, in popular usage, is becoming closely restricted to the sense of issuing through the press; we announce a book that is to be published.

    Synonyms:
    advertise, announce, communicate, declare, enunciate, give notice (of), give out, herald, make known, notify, proclaim, promulgate, propound, publish, report, reveal, say, spread abroad, state, tell

    Antonyms:
    bury, conceal, cover (up), hide, hush, keep back, keep secret, secrete, suppress, withhold

    Preposition:
    The event was announced to the family by telegraph.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. circulate

    Synonyms:
    disseminate, disuse, propagate, publish, notify, spread, travel

    Antonyms:
    suppress, avert, hush, cease, stagnate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. circulate(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    move round, move in a circle

  2. circulate(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    spread, be diffused, have currency

  3. circulate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    spread, diffuse, disseminate, promulgate, propagate, give currency to, spread abroad

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. circulate(v)

    Synonyms:
    disseminate, promulgate, diffuse

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    distribute, disseminate, circular, move

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How to use circulate in a sentence?

  1. Dante Lauretta:

    Water probably did circulate through the interior of the asteroid, like a hydrothermal system on Earth, and altered the originally anhydrous rocky material, forming these clays.

  2. Angelino Alfano:

    We worked to save the right to circulate at Brenner, to clarify issues and avoid a crisis with Austria, there's no need for any kind of barrier at Brenner.

  3. Kecia Gaither:

    Even though you have the same number of red blood cells, there’s more volume for them to circulate around.

  4. William Schaffner:

    I promise you as the season goes on, there are other strains circulating or will circulate as we get in January and February, although the vaccine is not perfect, it is still pretty good.

  5. Gothom Arya:

    In a situation of economic difficulty they have to stimulate consumption and what they think is: give grassroots people money and it will circulate, though the junta's action is exactly the same as previous governments, they claim that this time money will not leak.


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