Definition of circulate
- rumors circulated through the town
Blood circulates through the body.
Steam circulates in the pipes.
A pump circulates the water through the filter.
Rumors are circulating around town.
The report circulated among the students.
Stories were circulated about mismanagement.
He is circulating a petition asking for a new election.
She circulated among her guests.
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First Known Use: 1603See Words from the same year
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of very fine texture or delicate form
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