circulate definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To move in or circulation through a circle or circuit: blood circulating through your body.
    • To move around, as from person to person or place to place: a guest circulating at a party.
    • to maneuver about or move easily, as air.
    • To distribute widely among individuals or places; disseminate: Gossip has a tendency to circulate rapidly.
    • to go in a circle or circuitously; to go round and go back to exactly the same point.
    • To pass from place to put, from one individual to another, or from hand to hand; becoming diffused
    • to maneuver in or flow through a circle or circuit: bloodstream circulating through the human body.
    • To move around, as from individual to individual or spot to spot: a guest circulating at a celebration.
    • to go about or move freely, as air.
    • To distribute extensively among persons or places; disseminate: Gossip tends to flow rapidly.
    • to go in a circle or circuitously; to go round and return to equivalent point.
    • To pass from place to spot, from individual to individual, or from hand-to-hand; become diffused
  • verb-transitive:
    • resulting in to maneuver about or be distributed: Kindly circulate these fliers.
    • To cause to pass through from location to spot, or from person-to-person; to distribute.
    • resulting in to maneuver about or perhaps distributed: Please move these fliers.
    • resulting in to pass through from spot to spot, or from person-to-person; to spread.
  • verb:
    • to move in circles or through a circuit
    • resulting in (someone or thing) to go in sectors or through a circuit
    • to go from one individual to another, as at a party
    • to distribute or disseminate
    • to become well known
    • move around in groups
    • become well known and passed on
    • undertake a place, circuit or system, going back to the starting place
    • cause to move around
    • move about easily
    • cause to move in a circuit or system
    • cause to become well known
    • cause be distributed
    • to go in sectors or through a circuit
    • resulting in (one or thing) to go in sectors or through a circuit
    • to maneuver from one individual to another, as at a party
    • to spread or disseminate
    • to be well known
    • move around in sectors
    • become well known and offered
    • move through an area, circuit or system, returning to the kick off point
    • cause to move around
    • maneuver around easily
    • cause to maneuver in a circuit or system
    • cause to be widely known
    • cause be distributed
  • others:
    • To travel round; make a circuit of.
    • To cause to pass from location to put or from individual to individual; scatter; disseminate: as, to circulate, a written report; to circulate bills of credit.
    • to maneuver in a circle or circuit; move or go through a circuit to the starting-point: as, the blood circulates within the body; the bottle distributed towards table.
    • become diffused or distributed; pass from destination to spot, from individual to individual, or from hand to hand: because, air circulates in a building; cash circulates in the united kingdom; the report circulated throughout the town.
    • to visit round; make a circuit of.
    • resulting in to pass through from destination to spot or from person to person; spread; disseminate: because, to flow, a report; to move bills of credit.
    • to go in a circle or circuit; move or go through a circuit back to the starting-point: since, the bloodstream circulates in the torso; the container circulated in regards to the dining table.
    • To be diffused or distributed; pass from spot to spot, from one individual to another, or from hand to hand: because, environment circulates in a building; money circulates in the united states; the report circulated for the town.
  • noun:
    • A circulating decimal.
    • A circulating decimal.

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