disseminate

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An adaptation of Latin dissēmināt-, the perfect passive participial stem of dissēminō (I broadcast”, “I disseminate), from dis- (in all directions) + sēminō (I plant”, “I sow), from sēmen (seed).

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disseminate (third-person singular simple present disseminates, present participle disseminating, simple past and past participle disseminated)

  1. (transitive) To sow and scatter principles, ideas, opinions, and errors for growth and propagation, such as seed
  2. (intransitive) To become scattered.
    The values of the human rights movement have disseminated throughout the world.

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disseminate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of disseminare
  2. second-person plural imperative of disseminare
  3. feminine plural of disseminato

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dissēmināte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of dissēminō