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Sunday, October 11, 2015

Definitions for divulgate

  1. Archaic. to make publicly known; publish.

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Citations for divulgate
These scholarly truths are now well-known to laymen; Ezra Pound himself could divulgate them in one of his literary tabloids where he says: "The best thing I ever heard in Dr. Schelling's class-room was the theory that Shakespeare wanted to be a poet but that he had to take to the writing of plays." G. A. Borgese, "On Dante Criticism," Annual Reports of the Dante Society, 1936
I know not whether the facts have been divulgated. Walter Savage Landor, Imaginary Conversations, The Works of Walter Savage Landor, 1824
Origin of divulgate
late Middle English
1375-1425
Divulgate is related to the word divulge, and comes from the Latin dīvulgātus meaning "made common property."