Spread happens easily, however, and epidemics are propagated when the third form of plague occurs: pneumonia plague.
The Daily Beast presents seven more crazy ideas about rape that have been propagated by politicians and frat boys over the years.
Three reasons; first of all I am an immigrant and the work of immigrants was not propagated in the Soviet Union.
It is propagated by seeds, or slips, and by dividing the roots.
This malady was propagated annually by the parasitic spores.
His two elder brothers obtained in marriage the daughters of wealthy senators, and propagated new branches of the Imperial race.
It can also be propagated from the seed, but these are often unproductive.
It is well known, for instance, that the Delaware grape can be propagated more easily in some regions than in others.
All hardy shrubs, taken when the wood is green and young, may be propagated in like manner.
One would hardly credit the multifarious channels through which this canine scourge can be propagated.
1560s, "to cause to multiply," from Latin propagatus, past participle of propagare "to set forward, extend, procreate" (see propagation). Intransitive sense "reproduce one's kind" is from c.1600. Related: Propagated; propagating.
propagate prop·a·gate (prŏp'ə-gāt')
v. prop·a·gat·ed, prop·a·gat·ing, prop·a·gates
To cause an organism to multiply or breed.
To breed offspring.
To transmit characteristics from one generation to another.
To cause to move in some direction or through a medium, such as a wave or a nerve impulse.