Definitions of circulate

  1. To move round, as blood in the body; to traverse certain channels, as sap in plants; to pass from point to point, or hand to hand, as money; to be spread about, or diffused about.
  2. To cause to pass from place to place, or from person to person; to spread; as, to circulate a report; to circulate bills of credit.
  3. To pass round; to spread.
  4. To spread abroad; disseminate.
  5. To move in a circle or circuitously; to move round and return to the same point; as, the blood circulates in the body.
  6. To pass from place to place, from person to person, or from hand to hand; to be diffused; as, money circulates; a story circulates.
  7. To move around and return to the same point; to pass from hand to hand.
  8. cause to become widely known; " spread information"; " circulate a rumor"; " broadcast the news"
  9. cause to move around; " circulate a rumor"
  10. become widely known and passed on; " the rumor spread"; " the story went around in the office"
  11. move around freely; " She circulates among royalty"
  12. move through a space, circuit or system, returning to the starting point, as of air or liquids; " Blood flows in my veins"; " The air here does not circulate"
  13. cause to move in a circuit or system; " The fan circulates the air in the room"
  14. move through a space, circuit or system, returning to the starting point; " Blood circulates in my veins"; " The air here does not circulate"
  15. To move in a complete circuit, as the blood through the body; become diffused, as a report.
  16. To cause to pass from place to place, or from person to person; to spread.
  17. To spread or move in a circle; to spread; to pass from one place or person to another; to be diffused.
  18. A recurring or repeating decimal or part of a decimal.
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