To see Multiple Meanings of
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
Multiple Meanings
propagate — as in:  propagate the idea

The spread of the Roman Empire helped to propagate the idea throughout Europe.
to spread
propagate — as in:  propagate the species

The plant is typically propagated by seed or cuttings.
to reproduce or copy

Physics:  the movement of sound or light through a medium (such as water)

Of organisms:  Propagate can reference natural reproduction or the cultivation of plants or breeding of animals by humans.

Computer science:  The replication of data or a condition across a network.
Home . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading