divulgate

[ dih-vuhl-geyt ]
/ dɪˈvʌl geɪt /

verb (used with object), di·vul·gat·ed, di·vul·gat·ing. Archaic.

to make publicly known; publish.

Nearby words

  1. divorcee,
  2. divorcement,
  3. divorcé,
  4. divorcée,
  5. divot,
  6. divulgation,
  7. divulge,
  8. divulgence,
  9. divulse,
  10. divulsion

Origin of divulgate

1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin dīvulgātus made common property (past participle of dīvulgāre), equivalent to dīvulg- (see divulge) + -ātus -ate1

Related formsdi·vul·ga·tor, di·vul·gat·er, noundiv·ul·ga·tion [div-uh l-gey-shuh n] /ˌdɪv əlˈgeɪ ʃən/, noundi·vul·ga·to·ry [dih-vuhl-guh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /dɪˈvʌl gəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for divulgated

divulgate

/ (dɪˈvʌlɡeɪt) /

verb

(tr) archaic to make publicly known
Derived Formsdivulgator or divulgater, noundivulgation, noun

Word Origin for divulgate

C16: from Latin dīvulgāre; see divulge

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