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English verb: pass around

1. pass around (motion) cause be distributed


SamplesThis letter is being circulated among the faculty.


Synonymscirculate, distribute, pass on


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Broader (hypernym)displace, move


Narrower (hyponym)scatter, send around, spread, spread out, utter

2. pass around (communication) cause to become widely known


SamplesSpread information.
Circulate a rumor.
Broadcast the news.


Synonymsbroadcast, circularise, circularize, circulate, diffuse, disperse, disseminate, distribute, propagate, spread


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)air, bare, publicise, publicize


Narrower (hyponym)carry, generalise, generalize, podcast, popularise, popularize, run, sow, vulgarise, vulgarize


Causecirculate, go around, spread


Verb groupcirculate, go around, spread









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