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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
Divulgate is related to the word divulge, and comes from the Latin dīvulgātus meaning "made common property."