Definition of disseminate in English:

disseminate

Syllabification: dis·sem·i·nate
Pronunciation: /diˈseməˌnāt
 
/

verb

[with object]
  • 1Spread or disperse (something, especially information) widely: health authorities should foster good practice by disseminating information
    More example sentences
    • We also made sure that this information was widely disseminated.
    • That's our job, is to disseminate information to the public.
    • Websites are not only used to disseminate information and propaganda.
    Synonyms
    spread, circulate, distribute, disperse, promulgate, propagate, publicize, communicate, pass on, put about, make known
  • 1.1 (usually as adjective disseminated) Spread throughout an organ or the body: disseminated colonic cancer
    More example sentences
    • Sulphide mineralization in these deposits tends to be disseminated throughout the body and is dominated by pyrrhotite and pentlandite phases.
    • The condition can disseminate throughout the respiratory tract and lead to pulmonary papillomatosis.
    • However, some kind of pharmacological intervention is often considered as a last resort, particularly when cancer has already disseminated.

Derivatives

disseminator

Pronunciation: /-ˌnātər/
noun
More example sentences
  • ‘As preservers and disseminators of heritage, museums are crucial for building strong communities with strong identities,’ he suggests.
  • Instead of being creators, custodians and disseminators of knowledge they become part of a network of players contributing to problems often identified by external organisations or communities.
  • The faculty today have moved up from being knowledge disseminators to knowledge creators.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin disseminat- 'scattered', from the verb disseminare, from dis- 'abroad' + semen, semin- 'seed'.

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