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Princeton's WordNet

  1. propagation, extension(noun)

    the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions

    Synonyms:
    extension, multiplication, denotation, annex, lengthiness, reference, filename extension, extension phone, file name extension, wing, generation, annexe, prolongation, university extension, telephone extension, extension service, elongation

  2. generation, multiplication, propagation(noun)

    the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production

    Synonyms:
    genesis, multiplication, times, contemporaries, extension, generation, coevals

  3. propagation(noun)

    the movement of a wave through a medium

    Synonyms:
    generation, extension, multiplication

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. propagation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    multiplication, increase, continuance

  2. propagation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    dissemination, diffusion, extension, enlargement

  3. propagation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    generation, procreation, breeding

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    spread, multiplication, propagating, spreading, propagate, dissemination, spillover, lrtp

How to use propagation in a sentence?

  1. Julio Castro:

    My feeling is that most of those children are not receiving vaccine, and we are( seeing) a modified-vaccine virus, and the alarming thing is that there's propagation, which means that the population there is not ready to tackle this disease, and the virus could spread very quickly.

  2. Fyodor Dostoevsky:

    By interpreting freedom as the propagation and immediate gratification of needs, people distort their own nature, for they engender in themselves a multitude of pointless and foolish desires, habits, and incongruous stratagems. Their lives are motivated only by mutual envy, sensuality, and ostentation.

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#11266dissemination
#11979propagation
#17996multiplication
#28071propagate
#28302elongation
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#58667prolongation
#63705spillover
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