Complete Definition of "propagate"

English

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ˈpɹɒpəˌgeɪt/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]%geIt/
(General American|US) IPA|/ˈpɹɑpəˌgeɪt/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]%geIt/

Verb
en-verb|propagates|propagating|propagated

  1. 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. To cause to spread to extend; to impel or continue forward in space; as, to propagate sound or light.
  3. 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. obsolete To multiply; to increase.
  5. To generate; to produce.
  6. To have young or issue; to be produced or multiplied by generation, or by new shoots or plants; as, rabbits propagate rapidly.

Translations
trans-top|cause to continue or multiply by generation
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trans-top|cause to spread to extend
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Japanese: JAchar|伝播する (JAchar|でんぱする, denpasuru)
Swedish: sprida
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trans-top|spread from person to person
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Swedish: sprida
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trans-top|to multiply; to increase
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trans-top|to generate; to produce
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trans-top|to have young or issue
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Swedish: fortplanta sig
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References
R:1913

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