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Synonyms for propagate
ˈprɒp əˌgeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. propagate(verb)

    transmit from one generation to the next

    "propagate these characteristics"

    Synonyms:
    distribute, circularise, diffuse, disperse, pass around, circulate, spread, disseminate, circularize, broadcast

  2. propagate(verb)

    travel through the air

    "sound and light propagate in this medium"

    Synonyms:
    distribute, circularise, diffuse, disperse, pass around, circulate, spread, disseminate, circularize, broadcast

  3. propagate(verb)

    transmit

    "propagate sound or light through air"

    Synonyms:
    distribute, circularise, diffuse, disperse, pass around, circulate, spread, disseminate, circularize, broadcast

  4. spread, propagate(verb)

    become distributed or widespread

    "the infection spread"; "Optimism spread among the population"

    Synonyms:
    circularise, unfold, pass around, overspread, disseminate, spread, spread out, broadcast, open, fan out, scatter, circularize, go around, circulate, disperse, distribute, diffuse

  5. propagate(verb)

    transmit or cause to broaden or spread

    "This great civilization was propagated throughout the land"

    Synonyms:
    distribute, circularise, diffuse, disperse, pass around, circulate, spread, disseminate, circularize, broadcast

  6. 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:
    circulate, 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, scatter, transmit, air, circularise, send, riddle, dust, stagger, imbue, permeate, disseminate, circle

  7. propagate(verb)

    cause to propagate, as by grafting or layering

    Synonyms:
    distribute, circularise, diffuse, disperse, pass around, circulate, spread, disseminate, circularize, broadcast

  8. propagate(verb)

    multiply sexually or asexually

    Synonyms:
    distribute, circularise, diffuse, disperse, pass around, circulate, spread, disseminate, circularize, broadcast

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. propagate

    Synonyms:
    augment, beget, breed, build up, cherish, colonize, develop, foster, increase, plant, populate, replenish, settle

    Antonyms:
    annihilate, banish, destroy, eradicate, expel, exterminate, extirpate, overthrow, remove, root out, uproot, wipe out

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. propagate

    Synonyms:
    breed, generate, produce, originate, spread, extend, expand, disseminate, diffuse, increase, multiply, promulgate, propound, broach

    Antonyms:
    extinguish, strangle, stifle, neutralize, reduce, contract, suppress, diminish, fail, dwindle, die, contradict

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. propagate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    multiply, increase, continue

  2. propagate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    spread, diffuse, disseminate, circulate, extend, spread abroad

  3. propagate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    generate, beget, engender, procreate, breed, produce, bring into being

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    spread, propogate, propagating, propagation, propagated, disseminate

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How to use propagate in a sentence?

  1. Mike Pence:

    Now we're engaging on the possibility of a new deal which may create opportunities for ... addressing issues of Americans that are detained in Iran but checking the extraordinary malign influence and support for terrorism that Iran continues to propagate across the region.

  2. Adam Schiff:

    This is not putting America first, but continuing to propagate his own personal fiction at the country’s expense.

  3. Manoj Asnani:

    Simple measures such as strong authentication, credentials protection and encryption would have blocked such an attack and many other of the recent breaches in the news. stolen passwords are one of the most common ways adversaries propagate through the enterprise to steal critical data.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    In the day light, Wolves and Jackals pretend to verbally fight with each other only to delight the audience full of donkeys and monkeys and once out of sight of the spectators , they party together to eat the meat or sweet in the night . In this whole drama, the crafty foxes divide themselves into supporters and detractors of the conflict to propagate the matter to further befool the viewers & listeners.

  5. Elliot Zweig:

    These types of conspiracy theories have been prevalent in the Muslim world, especially the Middle East, for decades as MEMRI has revealed, one would hope that in America, all communities, including the Muslim community, would be immunized from such ludicrous propaganda, let alone propagate it.


Translations for propagate

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  • verbreiten, vermehrenGerman
  • propagerFrench
  • síolraigh, póraighIrish
  • 伝播Japanese
  • propagerenDutch
  • размножаться, распространять, размножить, размножиться, распространить, размножатьRussian
  • fortplanta, spridaSwedish
  • 传播Chinese

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