1 breed, generate, reproduce, multiply, proliferate, deliver, bring forth, bear, procreate:
Biologists are studying ways of making the species propagate at a faster rate.
2 multiply, increase, spread, grow, develop:
These plants propagate very rapidly.
3 publicize, promote, disseminate, dispense, distribute, spread, publish, broadcast, circulate, make known, transmit, disperse, propagandize, proclaim, promulgate, bruit about, noise abroad, herald:
The purpose of the organization is to propagate information about the state of the environment.