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Meaning of DISSEMINATE

Pronunciation:  di'semu`neyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"
 

DISSEMINATE is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: broadcast, circularise, circularize, circulate, diffuse, disperse, distribute, pass around, propagate, spread
 
 See Also: air, bare, carry, generalise, generalize, go around, popularise, popularize, publicise, publicize, run, sough, sow, vulgarise, vulgarize

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*sem"i*nate\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p.
{Disseminated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disseminating}.] [L.
disseminatus, p. p. of disseminare to disseminate; dis- +
seminare to sow, semen seed. See {Seminary}.]
1. To sow broadcast or as seed; to scatter for growth and
   propagation, like seed; to spread abroad; to diffuse; as,
   principles, ideas, opinions, and errors are disseminated
   when they are spread abroad for propagation.

2. To spread or extend by dispersion.

         A nearly uniform and constant fire or heat
         disseminated throughout the body of the earth.
                                               --Woodward.

Syn: To spread; diffuse; propagate; circulate; disperse;
     scatter.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Scatter or distribute over a large area or range.
 
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 Related Terms: advertise, announce, annunciate, assign, bed, bestrew, blazon, broadcast, carry over, circulate, circumfuse, communicate, consign, convey, deal out, deliver, deport, dibble, diffract, diffuse, dispense, disperse, dispread, distribute, diverge, drill, expel, export, extradite, fan out, forest, get across, get over, give, give word, hand forward, hand on, hand over, impart, implant, import, inseminate, issue, leave word, make known, make over, metastasize, metathesize, overscatter, oversow, overspread, pass, pass along, pass on, pass over, pass the buck, perfuse, plant, pot, proclaim, promulgate, propagate, publish, put in, radiate, reforest, relay, render, report, reset, retail, retimber, scatter, scatter seed, seed, seed down, seminate, send, send word, set, share, share with, signal, sow, sow broadcast, splay, spread, spread out, straw, strew, switch, tell, transfer, transfer property, transfuse, translate, translocate, transmit, transplace, transplant, transpose, turn over, utter
 

 

 

 

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