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disseminate

verb

Definition: to spread something around, especially information

Synonyms: broadcast, distribute, advertise, disperse, propagate, scatter, spread

Antonyms: collect, gather

Tips: Disseminate is derived from the Latin disseminatus, which means "to scatter seeds around." It may be helpful to picture information being scattered around in many directions, like seeds. The noun dissemination refers to broadcasting or distribution, usually of news or information.

Usage Examples:

She is using the web to disseminate her petition. (distribute, advertise, spread)

It didn't take long for the rumor to disseminate throughout the school. (spread, disperse, scatter)

Id rather not disseminate this information until were sure that its true. (spread, broadcast)

The dissemination of public policy information allows members of the community to discuss new laws before they go into effect. (distribution, broadcasting) noun


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