Synonyms for circulate

Grammar : Verb
Spell : sur-kyuh-leyt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈsɜr kyəˌleɪt

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Définition of circulate

Origin :
  • 1540s (late 15c. as a past participle adjective), as a chemical term for alternating vaporization and condensation, from Latin circulatus, past participle of circulare "to form a circle," from circulus (see circle (n.)). Meaning "to move around, revolve" is from 1670s; of blood, from 1650s; of persons, "to mingle in a social gathering," from 1863. Sense of "to pass about freely" is from 1660s; of newspapers from 1885. Related: Circulated; circulating.
  • verb make known
  • verb flow
Example sentences :
  • That was how the phrase began to circulate, and what it meant; nothing more.'
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • After this piece of nautical gallantry, the glass began to circulate.
  • Extract from : « Homeward Bound » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • On the very next morning vague rumours began to circulate in the markets.
  • Extract from : « The Fat and the Thin » by Emile Zola
  • The animal is a sort of 'world' to the particles of the blood which circulate in it.
  • Extract from : « Timaeus » by Plato
  • It was, indeed, a realm where this coinage did not circulate.
  • Extract from : « Lord Kilgobbin » by Charles Lever
  • The fumes of the place seemed to circulate about her unnoticed.
  • Extract from : « The Man Who Wins » by Robert Herrick
  • Circulate -us: having a cingulum or collar: see also cinetus.
  • Extract from : « Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology » by John. B. Smith
  • "The blood's beginning to circulate back," said the Halfbreed.
  • Extract from : « The Trail of '98 » by Robert W. Service
  • You will circulate about the town, as sight-seers usually do.
  • Extract from : « Dave Darrin on Mediterranean Service » by H. Irving Hancock
  • It does the same with soil if permitted to circulate freely through it.
  • Extract from : « Agriculture for Beginners » by Charles William Burkett

Antonyms for circulate

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