- to scatter or spread widely, as though sowing seed; promulgate extensively; broadcast; disperse: to disseminate information about preventive medicine.
Origin of disseminate
Related Words for disseminatedpublish, propagate, disperse, publicize, advertise, circulate, sow, blazon, promulgate, declare, broadcast, spread, blaze, annunciate, radiate, announce, proclaim, strew, diffuse, dissipate
Examples from the Web for disseminated
Contemporary Examples of disseminated
And data collected and disseminated by the government is hugely important.Washington Drama Makes October a Confusing Month for Investors
October 1, 2013
Flight allowed mankind a new perspective on itself, which aerial photography eventually captured and disseminated.‘One Relishes the Pain’: Julian Barnes’ Memoir of Grief
September 25, 2013
Zelikow recorded his opposition to this view in his own memo, which he disseminated widely within the Bush administration.A Turning Point in the Torture Debate
May 14, 2009
But the larger, much thornier, issue involves the reporters who disseminated those statements.
Now the SEC wants to know who gave out negative information about Bear and how it was disseminated.
Historical Examples of disseminated
Before noon on that day the news had been disseminated through the house.Is He Popenjoy?
Have you not disseminated statements that my name is stolen?The False Chevalier
William Douw Lighthall
Educators and scientists have alike agreed that this knowledge ought to be disseminated.The Kitchen Encyclopedia
All this was mixed, broken, floating, disseminated confusedly in her thought.Notre-Dame de Paris
In fact, they are disseminated throughout the slave dealing East.Great African Travellers
- (tr) to distribute or scatter about; diffuse
Word Origin for disseminate
c.1600, from Latin disseminatus, past participle of disseminare "to spread abroad, disseminate," from dis- "in every direction" (see dis-) + seminare "to plant, propagate," from semen (genitive seminis) "seed" (see semen). Related: Disseminated; disseminates; disseminating. Middle English had dissemen "to scatter" (early 15c.).
- Spread over a large area of a body, a tissue, or an organ.