verb (used with object), prop·a·gat·ed, prop·a·gat·ing.
verb (used without object), prop·a·gat·ed, prop·a·gat·ing.
Origin of propagate
Examples from the Web for propagate
Anti-abortion organizations tend to tend to propagate the idea that the procedure is dangerous and unproven.Abortion Complications Are Rare, No Matter What the Right Says|Samantha Allen|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Those who propagate it are considered paranoids or activists with an axe to grind.Did Putin Blow Up the Whole Polish Government in 2010? A Second Look.|Will Cathcart|April 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Neocon supporters of Netanyahu like David Frum propagate this view as well.
He was stern but never oppressive – we knew abuse of power and would not propagate it in our personal lives.
The outstanding proof of the artificiality of this civilization is its powerlessness to propagate.Germany and the Germans|Price Collier
This gave me such confidence in its hardiness that I began to propagate it for sale.
They met more often from that day, for Joan was frankly using her two columns in the Sunday Post to propagate his aims.All Roads Lead to Calvary|Jerome K. Jerome
Several circumstances, moreover, tended to propagate disaffection in the Indian army.
They could not propagate a religion without this special gift of understanding what they were to propagate.
Word Origin for propagate
1560s, "to cause to multiply," from Latin propagatus, past participle of propagare "to set forward, extend, procreate" (see propagation). Intransitive sense "reproduce one's kind" is from c.1600. Related: Propagated; propagating.