Definition of Disseminate

1. Verb. Cause to become widely known. "Broadcast the news"

Definition of Disseminate

1. v. t. & i. To sow broadcast or as seed; to scatter for growth and propagation, like seed; to spread abroad; to diffuse; as, principles, ideas, opinions, and errors are disseminated when they are spread abroad for propagation.

Definition of Disseminate

1. Verb. (transitive) To sow and scatter principles, ideas, opinions, and errors for growth and propagation, such as seed ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To become scattered. ¹

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Medical Definition of Disseminate

1. To scatter or distribute over a considerable area. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disseminate

disseminate (current term)
disseminate coccidioidomycosis
disseminated choroiditis
disseminated cutaneous gangrene
disseminated cutaneous leishmaniasis
disseminated disease
disseminated intravascular coagulation
disseminated lupus erythematosus
disseminated multiple sclerosis
disseminated necrotizing leukoencephalopathy
disseminated sclerosis
disseminated tuberculosis

Literary usage of Disseminate

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1. Developing a Law Enforcement Stress Program for Officers and Their Families by Peter Finn, Julie E. Tomz (1998)
"Prepare and disseminate a Written Confidentiality Policy The first line of protection for confidentiality is to prepare a written statement of what ..."

2. American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and Interesting by John Davison Lawson, Robert Lorenzo Howard (1921)
"... disseminate his impious. sentiments among the poor and ignorant, and to deprive them of the faith and hopes of religion, the sole consolation of the ..."

3. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1882)
"... semi-breve, &c. disseminate. (L.) From pp. of L. disseminare, to scatter seed. — L. dis-, apart ; seminare, to sow, from semin-, crude form of semen, ..."

4. The American Friends' Peace Conference Held at Philadelphia Twelfth Month by American Friends' peace conference (1902)
"the cause of much war—has undertaken at times to disseminate the principles of peace by war. We must do what we can to have it different in the future. ..."

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