verb (used with or without object), pro·lif·er·at·ed, pro·lif·er·at·ing.
Examples from the Web for proliferate
Then build a business model and systems that allow that technology to proliferate.
But when whole careers are now staked on micro-sized melodies and formulaic rhythms, the lawsuits are bound to proliferate.
Meanwhile, though, explanations for his absence—ranging from plausible to wild and wacky—continue to proliferate.China Roiled by Rumors and Questions About Absent Heir Apparent Xi Jinping|Melinda Liu|September 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Yet in a world where content has and continues to proliferate, what edge does Yahoo have?Yahoo Aims to Achieve Turnaround Dream With Hire of Marissa Mayer|Zachary Karabell|July 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“The radio and the airwaves had started to proliferate with TV evangelical ministers,” Lear recalls.
The cells of this hypertrophied portion show a great tendency to proliferate and produce new nerve structure.Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks
What is the nature of the "life" in the parasitic sarcomatous tissue which has been seen to proliferate for a short time in vitro?The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation|Austin O'Malley
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Word Origin and History for proliferate
1857 as a term in biology; see proliferation. General sense from 1961. Related: Proliferated; proliferating.