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1. propagation

noun. ['ˌprɑːpəˈgeɪʃən'] the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production.

Synonyms

  • procreation
  • reproduction
  • multiplication
  • biogeny
  • generation
  • biogenesis
  • breeding

Antonyms

  • decrement
  • ending
  • inelegance
  • unfruitful

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Words that Rhyme with Propagation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word propagation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Remove the plastic cover at the first sign of sprouts and move the propagation tray to a sunny area.

Quotes containing the word propagation


1. the difference between the old and the new education being) in a word, the old was a kind of propagation - men transmitting manhood to men; the new is merely propaganda.
- C.S. Lewis, The Abolition of Man

2. propagation

noun. ['ˌprɑːpəˈgeɪʃən'] the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions.

Synonyms

  • dissemination
  • extension
  • airing
  • spreading

Antonyms

  • transparency
  • concentration
  • contraction
  • shortness

3. propagation

noun. ['ˌprɑːpəˈgeɪʃən'] the movement of a wave through a medium.

Synonyms

  • Doppler effect
  • red shift
  • wave front
  • redshift
  • Doppler shift

Antonyms

  • centralization
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