Definition of PROPAGATING

verb : PROPAGATING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) transmit from one generation to the next; "propagate these characteristics" ;

  • 2. (

    ) travel through the air; "sound and light propagate in this medium" ;

  • 3. (

    ) transmit; "propagate sound or light through air" ;

  • 4. (

    ) become distributed or widespread; "the infection spread"; "Optimism spread among the population" ;

  • 5. (

    ) transmit or cause to broaden or spread; "This great civilization was propagated throughout the land" ;

  • 7. (

    ) cause to propagate, as by grafting or layering ;


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