Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “disseminate”

disseminate

verb [T]     /dɪˈsem.ɪ.neɪt/ formal
to spread or give out something, especially news , information , ideas , etc., to a lot of people : One of the organization's aims is to disseminate information about the disease .Announcing, informing and statingSpreading and scattering dissemination     /dɪˌsem.ɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ noun [U] the dissemination of information Announcing, informing and stating
(Definition of disseminate verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of disseminate

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Spreading and scattering, but you might be interested in these topics from the Giving and sharing topic area:

Definitions of “disseminate” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

chef

a skilled and trained cook who works in a hotel or restaurant, especially the most important cook

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More