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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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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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