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circulates

verb
present tense third-person singular of circulate

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1 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

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2 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

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3 to become known
  • the prince denies the story about an extramarital affair that's been circulating in the tabloids

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“Circulates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/circulates. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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