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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb promulgate:
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Definition of the verb promulgate
What does promulgate mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: promulgated | promulgating | promulgates
- state or announce
- lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
- synonyms of promulgate: exclaim / proclaim
- more generic word: declare = state emphatically and authoritatively
- more specific words:
- put a law into effect by formal declaration
Definition of the verb promulgate for high school students
- to proclaim, make known
- example: The film professor promulgated that both in terms of sex appeal and political intrigue, Sean Connery's James Bond was superior to Roger Moore's.
The verb promulgate is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.
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2,856 Words You Must Know by Mark Phillips
promulgate (PROM-әl-gāt) vb. To promulgate something (a law or policy, for example) is to openly announce it and put it into effect. In 1947 President Harry Truman promulgated a program that barred Communists (or people who associated ...
by Oxford University Press
by Bryan A. Garner
promulgate, a word perhaps too well liked by lawyers, means (1) "to make known by public declaration"; or (2) "to disseminate (some creed or belief), or to proclaim (some law, decree, or tidings)" (OED). E.g., (Sense 2) "It is ...
by James Stormonth
promulgate 791 propose 793 see propel], the act of propelling or driving. dilatory; ready; told down, as prompt payment; unobstructed : v. to incite to action or exertion; to assist a speaker when forgetful or at a loss for words; to help at a loss; ...
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Video shows what promulgate means. To make known or public.. To put into effect as a regulation.. promulgate pronunciation. How to pronounce, definition by ...
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Scrabble value of P3R1O1M3U1L1G2A1T1E1
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