Definition of CIRCULATE

to cause to be known over a considerable area or by many people <circulate the plans for the new stadium around town to get people's reaction>
to make (as a piece of information) the subject of common talk without any authority or confirmation of accuracy <circulated a rumor that someone was about to be fired>
Synonyms bruit (about), circulate, noise (about or out), whisper
to become known <the prince denies the story about an extramarital affair that's been circulating in the tabloids>
Near Antonyms hush (up), suppress; conceal, disguise, hide, mask; secrete

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