Definitions of propagate

  1. To have young; to be multiplied by generation, or by new shoots or plants.
  2. To cause to increase or multiply by successive production; to spread from person to person; to cause to extend or spread in space.
  3. To multiply plants by layers: to extend: to produce: to impel forward in space, as sound: to spread: to extend the knowledge of.
  4. To produce; multiply; spread.
  5. To generate; produce; spread; diffuse; disseminate.
  6. To be produced by generation or other means.
  7. To be produced or multiplied: to have young.
  8. To increase; produce young.
  9. cause to become widely known; " spread information"; " circulate a rumor"; " broadcast the news"
  10. cause ( plants) to propagate, as by grafting or layering
  11. transmit or cause to broaden or spread; " This great civilization was propagated throughout the land"
  12. become distributed or widespread; " the infection spread"; " Optimism spread among the population"
  13. transmit, as in physics; " propagate sound or light through air, for example"
  14. travel through the air; " sound and light propagate in this medium"
  15. cause to propagate, as by grafting or layering
  16. transmit; " propagate sound or light through air"
  17. To cause to continue or multiply by generation, or successive production; -- applied to animals and plants; as, to propagate a breed of horses or sheep; to propagate a species of fruit tree.
  18. To cause to spread to extend; to impel or continue forward in space; as, to propagate sound or light.
  19. To spread from person to person; to extend the knowledge of; to originate and spread; to carry from place to place; to disseminate; as, to propagate a story or report; to propagate the Christian religion.
  20. To multiply; to increase.
  21. To generate; to produce.
  22. To be produced or multiplied by generation.
  23. To multiply by generation or successive production; to impel forward in space; to spread from person to person; to generate; to extend or disseminate.
  24. To spread or cause to increase in number; to extend; to cause to go from person to person; to carry from place to place; to disseminate; to have offspring or issue.
  25. Propagator.
  26. Propagation.
  27. Propagative.
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