Promulgate | Word of The Day

Promulgate

Promulgate /ˈprɒm(ə)lɡeɪt/ verb

Meaning

Promote or make widely known; an idea or cause

Etymology

Latin. promulgat. promulgare.

“exposed to public view”

Estimated First Use

c. 1600

Example

The attempt to discover and promulgate the truth is nevertheless an obligation upon all scientists, one that must be persevered in no matter what the rebuffs – for otherwise what is the point in being a scientist? – PB Medawar & JS Medawar, Aristotle To Zoos

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