Meaning of “circulate” - Learner’s Dictionary

circulate

verb uk us /ˈsɜːkjəleɪt/
INFORMATION [ I ]

If information circulates, a lot of people hear about it:

Rumours are circulating that the mayor is going to resign.
SEND INFORMATION [ T ]

to give or send information to a group of people:

A copy of the report was circulated to each director.
MOVE [ I, T ]

to move around or through something, or to make something move around or through something:

Hot water circulates through the pipes.

(Definition of “circulate” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)