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Pronunciation:  di'semu`neyt

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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.

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

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: Scatter or distribute over a large area or range.
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