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prop·a·gate

 (prŏp′ə-gāt′)
v. prop·a·gat·ed, prop·a·gat·ing, prop·a·gates
v.tr.
1. To cause (an organism) to multiply or breed.
2. To breed (offspring).
3. To transmit (characteristics) from one generation to another.
4. To cause to extend to a broader area or larger number; spread: missionaries who propagate the faith.
5. To make widely known; publicize: propagate a rumor.
6. Physics To cause (a wave, for example) to move in some direction or through a medium; transmit.
v.intr.
1. To have offspring; multiply.
2. To extend to a broader area or larger number; spread.
3. Physics To move through a medium.

[Latin prōpāgāre, prōpāgāt-; see pag- in Indo-European roots.]

prop′a·ga·ble (-gə-bəl) adj.
prop′a·ga′tive adj.
prop′a·ga′tor n.

propagate

(ˈprɒpəˌɡeɪt)
vb
1. (Biology) biology to reproduce or cause to reproduce; breed
2. (Horticulture) (tr) horticulture to produce (plants) by layering, grafting, cuttings, etc
3. (tr) to promulgate; disseminate
4. (General Physics) physics to move through, cause to move through, or transmit, esp in the form of a wave: to propagate sound.
5. (Genetics) (tr) to transmit (characteristics) from one generation to the next
[C16: from Latin propāgāre to increase (plants) by cuttings, from propāgēs a cutting, from pangere to fasten]
ˌpropaˈgation n
ˌpropaˈgational adj
ˈpropagative adj

prop•a•gate

(ˈprɒp əˌgeɪt)

v. -gat•ed, -gat•ing. v.t.
1. to cause (an organism) to multiply by any process of natural reproduction from the parent stock.
2. to reproduce (itself, its kind, etc.), as an organism does.
3. to transmit (hereditary features or elements) to or through offspring.
4. to spread (a report, doctrine, practice, etc.) from person to person; disseminate.
5. to cause to increase in number or amount.
v.i.
6. to multiply by any process of natural reproduction, as organisms; breed.
7. (of electromagnetic waves, compression waves, etc.) to travel through space or a physical medium.
[1560–70; < Latin propāgātus, past participle of propāgāre to reproduce (a plant) by cuttings, propagate, enlarge, v. derivative of propāgēs scion, slip =pro- pro-1 + pāgēs, derivative of pangere to fasten]
prop`a•ga′tion, n.
prop`a•ga′tion•al, adj.
prop′a•ga`tive, adj.
prop′a•ga`tor, n.

propagate


Past participle: propagated
Gerund: propagating

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.propagate - transmit from one generation to the next; "propagate these characteristics"
pass on - give to or transfer possession of; "She passed the family jewels on to her daughter-in-law"
2.propagate - travel through the air; "sound and light propagate in this medium"
propagate - transmit; "propagate sound or light through air"
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
3.propagate - transmit; "propagate sound or light through air"
channel, channelise, channelize, transmit, transport, transfer - send from one person or place to another; "transmit a message"
propagate - travel through the air; "sound and light propagate in this medium"
4.propagate - become distributed or widespread; "the infection spread"; "Optimism spread among the population"
catch - spread or be communicated; "The fashion did not catch"
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
5.propagate - transmit or cause to broaden or spread; "This great civilization was propagated throughout the land"
spread, distribute - distribute or disperse widely; "The invaders spread their language all over the country"
6.propagate - cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"
publicize, bare, publicise, air - make public; "She aired her opinions on welfare"
podcast - distribute (multimedia files) over the internet for playback on a mobile device or a personal computer
sow - introduce into an environment; "sow suspicion or beliefs"
circulate, go around, spread - become widely known and passed on; "the rumor spread"; "the story went around in the office"
popularise, popularize, vulgarise, vulgarize, generalise, generalize - cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use; "They popularized coffee in Washington State"; "Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors"
carry, run - include as the content; broadcast or publicize; "We ran the ad three times"; "This paper carries a restaurant review"; "All major networks carried the press conference"
7.propagate - cause to propagate, as by grafting or layering
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
inoculate - insert a bud for propagation
process, treat - subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition; "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals" ; "treat an oil spill"
8.propagate - multiply sexually or asexually
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
procreate, reproduce, multiply - have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant; "The Bible tells people to procreate"
vegetate - propagate asexually; "The bacterial growth vegetated along"

propagate

verb
2. produce, generate, engender, increase The easiest way to propagate a vine is to take cuttings.
3. reproduce, breed, multiply, proliferate, beget, procreate Tomatoes rot in order to transmit their seed and propagate the species.

propagate

verb
1. To bring into existence and foster the development of:
2. To produce sexually or asexually others of one's kind:
3. To make (information) generally known:
Idioms: spread far and wide, spread the word.
Translations
množit sešířit
formeresprede
breiîa út, dreifarækta; æxlast
dauginimasdauginimasispropaguoti
izplatītpavairotpropagandētvairot
rozmnožiť sašíriť
üre mekyaymak

propagate

[ˈprɒpəgeɪt]
A. VTpropagar
B. VIpropagarse

propagate

[ˈprɒpəgeɪt] vt
(= disseminate) [+ idea] → propager
[+ plant] → propager

propagate

vt
(= reproduce)fortpflanzen
(= disseminate)verbreiten; viewsverbreiten, propagieren
(Phys) sound, wavesfortpflanzen
(Hort) plantvermehren
visich fortpflanzen or vermehren; (views)sich aus- or verbreiten

propagate

[ˈprɒpəˌgeɪt]
1. vtpropagare
2. vi (plants, theories) → propagarsi; (birds) → riprodursi

propagate

(ˈpropəgeit) verb
1. to spread (news etc).
2. to (make plants) produce seeds.
ˌpropaˈgation noun

prop·a·gate

v. propagar, diseminar.
References in classic literature ?
All force, all forms of energy must be propagated in this; every process must take place in it which takes place at all.
But the fact is, that we already hear it whispered in the private circles of those who oppose the new Constitution, that the thirteen States are of too great extent for any general system, and that we must of necessity resort to separate confederacies of distinct portions of the whole.[1] This doctrine will, in all probability, be gradually propagated, till it has votaries enough to countenance an open avowal of it.
She made no display of her grief in her dress, unless the slight testimonials of a few bright ribbands on the virgin white of her robe could be called such, and the rumour that was at first propagated of their being engaged to each other was discredited, because the traces of sorrow were not particularly visible in the attire of Miss Henley.
Shechem is distinguished as one of the residences of the patriarch Jacob, and as the seat of those tribes that cut themselves loose from their brethren of Israel and propagated doctrines not in conformity with those of the original Jewish creed.
Certainl in the case of trees, and judging from analogy in that o corallines, the individuals propagated by buds seem mor intimately related to each other, than eggs or seeds are t their parents.
The reality was that, there has been a memo, propagated corruption against some judges, a reliable source told SUNA.
: Instagram and other social media apps - Photo courtesy of Jason Howie - Flickr CAIRO -- 13 March 2019: The government must face the rumors propagated against Egypt through social media and respond to the international human rights organizations' reports with political bias against Egypt whose sole aim is to undermine the security of the country.
Apparently referring to the declaration by Former Vice President and Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that he would sell the NNPC if voted into power, the union said the intended sales of the refineries have been propagated will not be accepted.
These samples were collected and are currently being propagated in EDCs state-of-the-art automated nurseries in Antipolo and Negros Oriental.
The experiment confirmed that the device was able to transform the light waves in the range of frequencies that would have been absorbed by the optical filter, then completely reverse the process as the light wave exited the filter, making it look as though the laser pulse had propagated through a non-absorbing medium.
PESHAWAR -- Central General Secretary of Awami National Party, Mian Iftikhar Hussain Wednesday said that record of Green Belt has been sacrificed on the altar of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project and huge corruption was done in much propagated Billion Tree Tsunami .
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 10 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Central Government after hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) which alleged that school prayers in Kendriya Vidyalayas propagated Hinduism and they should not be allowed as they are run by the Centre.