verb (used with object), prop·a·gat·ed, prop·a·gat·ing.
verb (used without object), prop·a·gat·ed, prop·a·gat·ing.
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If left unrepaired, this damage may propagate and break down pavements and bridges.Smart Concrete Could Pave the Way for High-Tech, Cost-Effective Roads|Luna Lu|November 13, 2020|Singularity Hub
Voter suppression is an issue in this country, most of it propagated by the Republican Party.Report: Election officials find no evidence of widespread voter fraud|Benjamin Rosenberg|November 11, 2020|Vox
It has to propagate from one place to another at finite speed, like any other interaction in nature.
Platforms are also taking aggressive action to remove inauthentic accounts and reduce the spread of misinformation that social media propagated in 2016.The perils of letting social media titans correct misinformation|jakemeth|October 22, 2020|Fortune
Instead of observing dogs and extrapolating backward, he examined another social canid species and propagated them forward.Forget Everything You Know About Your Dog (Ep. 436)|Stephen J. Dubner|October 22, 2020|Freakonomics
Spread happens easily, however, and epidemics are propagated when the third form of plague occurs: pneumonia plague.
Three reasons; first of all I am an immigrant and the work of immigrants was not propagated in the Soviet Union.Punks, UFOs, and Heroin: How ‘Liquid Sky’ Became a Cult Movie|Daniel Genis|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Contrary to the image of the typical heroin user propagated by the media, those using it are not all poverty-stricken delinquents.
Payne called the Krokodil fiasco the “story of the month,” blaming it both on misinformation and myths propagated by the media.
The Daily Beast presents seven more crazy ideas about rape that have been propagated by politicians and frat boys over the years.
This experiment was made to ascertain the progress and subsequent effects of the disease when thus propagated.
Several instances have come under my observation which justify the assertion that the disease cannot be propagated by effluvia.
The perennials are propagated by dividing the roots or by young cuttings in spring, or by seeds.
They propagated their species with perfect recklessness, and it was therefore useless to expect any increased civilisation.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3)|Richard Bagwell
Well, the slower we go, the better the faith will be propagated, and the more you will amuse yourself.Chicot the Jester|Alexandre Dumas, Pere