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 propagator
Historical Examples of propagator
The church has been the conserver and propagator of spiritual force.Society
Henry Kalloch Rowe
They could not adopt this new rgime, and the propagator must be silenced.Petals Plucked from Sunny Climes
Many will incline to believe or to side with the propagator.Amenities of Literature
He was the pioneer, the leader, the propagator, of Universalism.Biography of Rev. Hosea Ballou
Maturin M. Ballou
Air, the propagator and transmitter of sound, was absent from her surface.All Around the Moon
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.