verb (used with or without object), pro·lif·er·at·ed, pro·lif·er·at·ing.
- proliferating endarteritis,
- proliferating systematized angioendotheliomatosis,
- proliferative fasciitis
Origin of proliferate
Examples from the Web for proliferating
Wireless was cheaper than wired communications, and cell phones were proliferating.
But the number of models is proliferating rapidly, and that is helping to bring in new buyers.
This obsession with food choice often leads people to cut out the wrong ones, proliferating the continuation of new diets.
And the New Yorker welcomed The Intercept as part of an encouraging trend of proliferating public-interest journalism startups.Greenwald’s ‘The Intercept’ Gets Intercepted on Day One|Lloyd Grove|February 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And once again fantasies of a breakthrough are proliferating.
Young 1-nucleate individual emerged from cyst, destined to grow, proliferating its nuclei to adult form.
They are going to have to move fast, for threats are proliferating fast as well.The Nation's River|United States Department of the Interior
Epithelial cancer of the cervix may assume a proliferating ulcerative type, forming the well-known “cauliflower” excrescence.
This process is the primitive streak, and it is formed, like the sickle, of proliferating epiblast cells.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1|Francis Maitland Balfour
Imagine that all have a continuous covering of a proliferating epithelium.Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks
Word Origin for proliferate
1857 as a term in biology; see proliferation. General sense from 1961. Related: Proliferated; proliferating.