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propagate

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English

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to propagate

Third person singular
propagates

Simple past
propagated

Past participle
-

Present participle
propagating

to propagate (third-person singular simple present propagates, present participle propagating, simple past and past participle 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

References

propagate” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.


Italian

Verb

propagate

  1. Second-person plural present tense of propagare.
  2. Second-person plural imperative of propagare.
  3. Feminine plural of propagato.

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