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Synonyms for propagate
ˈprɒp əˌgeɪtprop·a·gate

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. propagateverb

    transmit from one generation to the next

    "propagate these characteristics"

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

  2. propagateverb

    travel through the air

    "sound and light propagate in this medium"

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

  3. propagateverb

    transmit

    "propagate sound or light through air"

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

  4. spread, propagateverb

    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. propagateverb

    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 aroundverb

    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. propagateverb

    cause to propagate, as by grafting or layering

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

  8. propagateverb

    multiply sexually or asexually

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. propagateverb

    Synonyms:
    multiply, increase, continue

  2. propagateverb

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

  3. propagateverb

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "propagate":

    spread, propogate, propagating, propagation, propagated, disseminate

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How to use propagate in a sentence?

  1. James Murdoch:

    The damage is profound, the sacking of the Capitol is proof positive that what we thought was dangerous is indeed very, very much so. Those outlets that propagate lies to their audience have unleashed insidious and uncontrollable forces that will be with us for years.

  2. Ramona Bessinger:

    I'm refusing to propagate lies. I can't do that as a parent and as a teacher. I simply cannot do that. So let the cards fall where they may, i mean, what kind of a human being would I be if I simply went along with this and buried my head in the sand? What kind of a mother would I be? What kind of an educator would I be? So, no, I have no choice but to go public.

  3. Nihad Awad:

    They are using their free speech to propagate misconception and to divide people along ethnic or religious lines, it is up to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority authorities to deal with these hateful groups.

  4. Dennis Santiago:

    In internet space, these techniques can grow rapidly in what is called viral storms, platforms are presently nearly helpless in managing these storms because they propagate outside the business control systems of these companies. This is why companies like Facebook and Twitter have struggled to create newalgorithms to counter nefarious uses of their technology after the fact. They never anticipated this type of misuse of their infrastructure.

  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.


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