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 Meanings and Examples of PROPAGATE
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 v.  cause something to multiply or breed; cause to extend to broader area or larger number
Classic Sentence:
1  I took with me six cows and two bulls alive, with as many ewes and rams, intending to carry them into my own country, and propagate the breed.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII.
2  The fund was, of course, for the propagation and spread of the red-heads as well as for their maintenance.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
3  One is this hypothesis: that every physical quality admired by men in women is in direct connexion with the manifold functions of women for the propagation of the species.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
Example Sentence:
1  Since bacteria propagate more quickly in unsanitary environments, it is important to keep hospital rooms clean.
2  The group launched a website to propagate its ideas.