Disseminate Dis*sem"i*nate, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Disseminated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disseminating}.] [L. disseminatus, p. p. of disseminare to disseminate; dis- + seminare to sow, semen seed. See {Seminary}.] 1. to spread around widely; 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. [1913 Webster]

2. To spread or extend by dispersion. [1913 Webster]

A nearly uniform and constant fire or heat disseminated throughout the body of the earth. --Woodward.

Syn: To spread; diffuse; propagate; circulate; disperse; scatter. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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