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1. circulate

verb. ['ˈsɝːkjəˌleɪt'] cause to become widely known.

Synonyms

  • generalize
  • circularize
  • vulgarize
  • spread
  • carry
  • pass around
  • publicize
  • run
  • circularise
  • air
  • popularize
  • publicise
  • propagate
  • sow
  • broadcast
  • popularise
  • generalise
  • bare
  • distribute
  • vulgarise
  • go around
  • diffuse
  • podcast
  • disperse

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • concentrated
  • unextended
  • uncover

Etymology

  • circulatus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Circulate

  • accumulate
  • adulate
  • angulate
  • annihilate
  • appellate
  • articulate
  • assimilate
  • benlate
  • boilerplate
  • breastplate
  • calculate
  • coagulate
  • congratulate
  • contemplate
  • copulate
  • correlate
  • crenelate
  • depopulate
  • desolate
  • distillate

Sentences with circulate


1. Noun, singular or mass
When dry, fill the bottom barrel with water turn the pump on and watch the water circulate.

2. Verb, base form
Your heart rate is a measure of how fast and often your heart must pump to circulate blood.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Convection ovens are ideal for baking because they circulate air freely throughout the oven.

Quotes about circulate


1. I felt knowledge and the unity of the world circulate in me like my own blood.
- Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha

2. Knowledge is like money: To be of value it must circulate, and in circulating it can increase in quantity and, hopefully, in value.
- Louis L'Amour, Education of a Wandering Man

2. circulate

verb. ['ˈsɝːkjəˌleɪt'] become widely known and passed on.

Synonyms

  • pass around
  • move
  • travel
  • distribute
  • circularise
  • broadcast
  • circularize
  • go around
  • go
  • diffuse
  • locomote
  • spread
  • disperse
  • propagate

Antonyms

  • unprepared
  • refrain
  • exclude
  • lack

Etymology

  • circulatus (Latin)

3. circulate

verb. ['ˈsɝːkjəˌleɪt'] move through a space, circuit or system, returning to the starting point.

Synonyms

  • flow
  • ventilate
  • course
  • feed

Antonyms

  • unearned run
  • earned run
  • exempt
  • confine

Etymology

  • circulatus (Latin)

4. circulate

verb. ['ˈsɝːkjəˌleɪt'] cause be distributed.

Synonyms

  • utter
  • distribute
  • spread out
  • pass on
  • send around
  • spread
  • displace
  • move
  • scatter

Antonyms

  • ample
  • adorned
  • covered
  • hospitable

Etymology

  • circulatus (Latin)

5. circulate

verb. ['ˈsɝːkjəˌleɪt'] cause to move around.

Synonyms

  • mobilise
  • displace
  • mobilize

Antonyms

  • gather
  • centralization
  • fold
  • cross

Etymology

  • circulatus (Latin)

6. circulate

verb. ['ˈsɝːkjəˌleɪt'] cause to move in a circuit or system.

Synonyms

  • move
  • convect

Antonyms

  • idle
  • integrate
  • stay

Etymology

  • circulatus (Latin)

7. circulate

verb. ['ˈsɝːkjəˌleɪt'] move around freely.

Synonyms

  • drift
  • go
  • locomote
  • travel

Antonyms

  • lose
  • precede
  • ebb
  • arrive

Etymology

  • circulatus (Latin)

8. circulate

verb. ['ˈsɝːkjəˌleɪt'] move in circles.

Synonyms

  • orb
  • circle
  • go
  • locomote
  • loop
  • orbit
  • travel
  • revolve
  • troll

Antonyms

  • clothed
  • fancy
  • cover
  • full

Etymology

  • circulatus (Latin)
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