- to scatter or spread widely, as though sowing seed; promulgate extensively; broadcast; disperse: to disseminate information about preventive medicine.
Origin of disseminate
Examples from the Web for disseminator
Ben Chayim was the disseminator of that superficial method satisfied with formul instead of thoughts.History of the Jews, Vol. IV (of VI)
It is from her being the depository and disseminator of such a spirit, that woman's influence is principally derived.The Young Lady's Mentor
The ambitious teacher will do all the more harm if he is not merely a bungler of real wisdom but a disseminator of false wisdom.Studies in the Epistle of James
A. T. Robertson
The Times has published an indictment of the London plane-tree as a disseminator of disease.
Now don't tell me they're both anthropeds or pods, or whatever it is, because I'm onto you as a disseminator of knowledge!Left Guard Gilbert
Ralph Henry Barbour
- (tr) to distribute or scatter about; diffuse
Word Origin and History for disseminator
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.).