What does propagate mean?

Definitions for propagate
ˈprɒp əˌgeɪtprop·a·gate

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word propagate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. propagate(verb)

    transmit from one generation to the next

    "propagate these characteristics"

  2. propagate(verb)

    travel through the air

    "sound and light propagate in this medium"

  3. propagate(verb)

    transmit

    "propagate sound or light through air"

  4. spread, propagate(verb)

    become distributed or widespread

    "the infection spread"; "Optimism spread among the population"

  5. propagate(verb)

    transmit or cause to broaden or spread

    "This great civilization was propagated throughout the land"

  6. circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around(verb)

    cause to become widely known

    "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"

  7. propagate(verb)

    cause to propagate, as by grafting or layering

  8. propagate(verb)

    multiply sexually or asexually

Wiktionary

  1. propagate(Verb)

    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.

  2. propagate(Verb)

    To cause to spread to extend; to impel or continue forward in space; as, to propagate sound or light.

  3. propagate(Verb)

    To spread from person to person; to extend the knowledge of; to originate and spread; to carry from place to place; to disseminate

  4. propagate(Verb)

    To multiply; to increase.

  5. propagate(Verb)

    To generate; to produce.

  6. propagate(Verb)

    To have young or issue; to be produced or multiplied by generation, or by new shoots or plants; as, rabbits propagate rapidly.

  7. propagate(Verb)

    To take effect on all relevant devices in a network.

    It takes 24 hours for password changes to propagate throughout the system.

  8. propagate(Verb)

    To cause to take effect on all relevant devices in a network.

    The server propagates the password file at midnight each day.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Propagate(verb)

    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

  2. Propagate(verb)

    to cause to spread to extend; to impel or continue forward in space; as, to propagate sound or light

  3. Propagate(verb)

    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

  4. Propagate(verb)

    to multiply; to increase

  5. Propagate(verb)

    to generate; to produce

  6. Propagate(verb)

    to have young or issue; to be produced or multiplied by generation, or by new shoots or plants; as, rabbits propagate rapidly

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Propagate

    prop′a-gāt, v.t. to increase by generation or other natural process: to multiply plants by layers: to extend: to produce: to impel forward in space, as sound, light, energy, &c.: to spread from one to another: to promote: to extend the knowledge of: (obs.) to increase.—v.i. to be produced or multiplied: to have young.—adj. Prop′agable, that can be propagated or increased by generation or other natural process.—ns. Propagan′da, Prop′agand, a committee (congregatio de propaganda fide) at Rome charged with the management of the R.C. missions: any association for the spread of opinions and principles, esp. such as are opposed to the existing government; Propagand′ism, practice of propagating tenets or principles: zeal in spreading one's opinions: proselytism; Propagand′ist, one who devotes himself to propagandism; Propagā′tion, act of propagating: the spreading or extension of anything, as light, sound, energy, &c.: increase: enlargement.—adj. Prop′agātive.—ns. Prop′agātor; Propagatō′rium (biol.), the reproductive apparatus.—adj. Prop′agātory.—ns. Propā′go, a layer or branch laid down to root; Propag′ūlum, a runner or sucker ending in an expanded bud: a gemma or bud affecting asexual propagation in many algæ. [L. propāgāre, -ātum, conn. with pro-pāg-o, a layer.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of propagate in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of propagate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of propagate in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    Asses only believe the verbal spat or blame game between Wolf and Jackal and the crafty foxes support or propagate it to make own profits or benefits from it; whereas the alert dogs know that both are the same and just doing the drama to be against each other to befool other animals

  2. 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.

  3. James Scott:

    A CISO's job is to streamline, harmonize and propagate cybersecurity and cyber hygiene throughout the organizational IoT microcosm and staff

  4. Adam Schiff:

    This is not putting America first, but continuing to propagate his own personal fiction at the country’s expense.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    In the day light, Wolves and Jackals pretend to verbally fight with each other only to delight the audience full of donkeys and monkeys and once out of sight of the spectators , they party together to eat the meat or sweet in the night . In this whole drama, the crafty foxes divide themselves into supporters and detractors of the conflict to propagate the matter to further befool the viewers & listeners.

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Translations for propagate

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  • verbreiten, vermehrenGerman
  • propagerFrench
  • síolraigh, póraighIrish
  • 伝播Japanese
  • propagerenDutch
  • размножаться, распространять, размножить, размножиться, распространить, размножатьRussian
  • fortplanta, spridaSwedish
  • 传播Chinese

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