promulgate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v promulgate put a law into effect by formal declaration
    • v promulgate state or announce "`I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed","The King will proclaim an amnesty"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Promulgate To make known by open declaration, as laws, decrees, or tidings; to publish; as, to promulgate the secrets of a council.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • promulgate To make known by open declaration, as laws, decrees, or tidings; publish; announce; proclaim.
    • promulgate Synonyms Declare, Announce, Proclaim, etc. See announce.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Promulgate prō-mul′gāt to publish: to proclaim: to make widely known—(arch.) Promulge′
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. promulgatus, p. p. of promulgare, to promulgate; of unknown origin. Cf. Promulge
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. promulgāre, -ātum.

Usage

In literature:

The opinion that the mother gave the constitution to the child was promulgated by Maimonides and became general.
"History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present" by Peter Charles Remondino
He's convinced that the laws were promulgated by God Himself.
"Unwise Child" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Forgeries promulgated by Collier and others, 1835-1849.
"A Life of William Shakespeare with portraits and facsimiles" by Sidney Lee
And as soon as he made this discovery he hastened to promulgate it.
"Cruel As The Grave" by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
If falsehood uses the press to promulge her doctrines, let truth oppose her with the same weapon.
"A Sketch of the Life of the late Henry Cooper Barrister-at-Law, of the Norfolk Circuit; as also, of his Father" by William Cooper
Robespierre fought against it, and all good patriots were with him; the law abolishing it cannot be too soon promulgated.
"The Gods are Athirst" by Anatole France
From the time of the promulgation of the Monroe Doctrine, there has been a distant friendship on our part for these nations.
"History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
The priesthood was not annexed to a certain family, till after the promulgation of the law of Moses.
"Conversion of a High Priest into a Christian Worker" by Meletios Golden
New taboos cannot be enacted or promulgated.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
I shall promulge my thought.
"The Odyssey of Homer" by Homer
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In poetry:

I swear I dare not shirk any part of myself,
Not any part of America, good or bad,
Not the promulgation of Liberty—not to cheer up slaves and horrify
foreign despots,
Not to build for that which builds for mankind,
"As I Sat Alone" by Walt Whitman
Let others promulge the laws—I will make no account of the laws;
Let others praise eminent men and hold up peace—I hold up agitation
and conflict;
I praise no eminent man—I rebuke to his face the one that was
thought most worthy.
"Myself And Mine" by Walt Whitman

In news:

In October 1962, the Shah's government in Iran, as a step toward the extension of representative institutions, promulgated a law which provided for the election of representative local councils throughout the country.
The liturgy in the West, today, is far richer than that set forth in the liturgical books promulgated by Pope Paul VI.
But the Indiana justices decided that FEGLIA doesn't preempt equitable state law claims to recover FEGLIA proceeds that have been paid in accordance with FEGLIA's provisions and the regulations promulgated under it.
TCL > March 2001 Issue > Effect of Recording Certified Copy of Money Judgment ( Promulgated December 9, 2000).
But for all the attempts at promulgating de-Tex'd Mex, it will take more than nostalgic nationals to keep places like Si Señor going.
The Probate & Family Court has promulgated three new standing orders.
However, there is no prohibition against promulgating regulations which affect the methods of applying these chemicals where it can be proven that the protection of the public's health and water supply i...
NATO Shipping Centre promulgates its latest weekly piracy assessment for the 'High Risk Area'.
Recently, there was a letter published from a "Christian" perspective castigating the Obama administration and the health-care reform act it promulgated.
Regulation is the promulgation, monitoring and enforcement of rules.
Promulgate so many different rumors about Bloomberg that each one seems fresh and exciting.
According to the North Carolina seeress promulgating the current prediction, it's slated for May 21.
The US Coast Guard has promulgated its final rule implementing safety measures for uninspected passenger vessels under the Passenger Vessel Safety Act (PVSA) of 1993.
In response to a recent letter to the editor, we want to clarify some misinformation that was promulgated regarding the Galloway Captiva Tri.
A meeting was held April 30 at the Westwood Baptist Church in West Asheville, ostensibly to address the issue of voter disenfranchisement and the new Voter ID laws being promulgated by the tea party and Republicans.
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In science:

History seems to show that he was only marginally successful at promulgating philosophy.
Quantum complimentarity, erasers and photons
We will adopt a consistent theme promulgated by other colleagues working on this problem.
Single barium ion spectroscopy: light shifts, hyperfine structure, and progress on an optical frequency standard and atomic parity violation
This is the point of view promulgated by standard quantum mechanics.
Fundamental quantum optics experiments conceivable with satellites -- reaching relativistic distances and velocities
So I tried a variety, obtaining neutrino fluxes scattered wildly about a value of 20 snu, a value simila r to, although somewhat lower than, the value promulgated by Bahcall (1964, 1966) before Homestake.
Heliophysics gleaned from seismology
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