Synonyms for propagate

Synonyms for (verb) propagate

Synonyms: propagate

Definition: multiply sexually or asexually

Similar words: multiply, reproduce, procreate

Definition: have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant

Usage: The Bible tells people to procreate


Synonyms: propagate

Definition: cause to propagate, as by grafting or layering

Similar words: treat, process

Definition: subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition

Usage: process cheese; process hair; treat the water so it can be drunk; treat the lawn with chemicals; treat an oil spill


Synonyms: diffuse, disperse, disseminate, distribute, spread, pass around, broadcast, circularise, circularize, circulate, propagate

Definition: cause to become widely known

Usage: spread information; circulate a rumor; broadcast the news

Similar words: publicise, publicize, air, bare

Definition: make public

Usage: She aired her opinions on welfare


Synonyms: propagate

Definition: transmit or cause to broaden or spread

Usage: This great civilization was propagated throughout the land

Similar words: spread, distribute

Definition: distribute or disperse widely

Usage: The invaders spread their language all over the country


Synonyms: propagate, spread

Definition: become distributed or widespread

Usage: the infection spread; Optimism spread among the population

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: propagate

Definition: transmit

Usage: propagate sound or light through air

Similar words: channel, channelise, channelize, transfer, transmit, transport

Definition: send from one person or place to another

Usage: transmit a message


Synonyms: propagate

Definition: travel through the air

Usage: sound and light propagate in this medium

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast


Synonyms: propagate

Definition: transmit from one generation to the next

Usage: propagate these characteristics

Similar words: pass on

Definition: give to or transfer possession of

Usage: She passed the family jewels on to her daughter-in-law