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Overview of verb circulate

The verb circulate has 8 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (2) go around, spread, circulate

(become widely known and passed on; "the rumor spread"; "the story went around in the office")

2. (2) circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around

(cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news")

3. (1) circulate, pass around, pass on, distribute

(cause be distributed; "This letter is being circulated among the faculty")

4. (1) circulate

(move through a space, circuit or system, returning to the starting point; "Blood circulates in my veins"; "The air here does not circulate")

5. circle, circulate

(move in circles)

6. circulate

(cause to move in a circuit or system; "The fan circulates the air in the room")

7. circulate

(move around freely; "She circulates among royalty")

8. mobilize, mobilise, circulate

(cause to move around; "circulate a rumor")

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