Definition of Promulgate

1. Verb. State or announce. "They promulgate that there was a traffic accident "; "The King will proclaim an amnesty"

Exact synonyms: Exclaim, Proclaim
Specialized synonyms: Declare, Trumpet, Clarion
Generic synonyms: Declare
Derivative terms: Exclamation, Exclamatory, Proclamation, Promulgation, Promulgation, Promulgation



2. Verb. Put a law into effect by formal declaration.
Generic synonyms: Announce, Declare
Derivative terms: Promulgation, Promulgation, Promulgator

Definition of Promulgate

1. v. t. To make known by open declaration, as laws, decrees, or tidings; to publish; as, to promulgate the secrets of a council.

Definition of Promulgate

1. Verb. (transitive) To make known or public. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To put into effect as a regulation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Promulgate

1. [v -GATED, -GATING, -GATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Promulgate

prompting
promptingly
promptings
promptitude
promptitudes
promptless
promptly
promptness
promptnesses
prompts
promptuaries
promptuary
prompture
promptures
proms
promulgate (current term)
promulgated
promulgates
promulgating
promulgation
promulgations
promulgator
promulgators
promulgatory
promulge
promulged
promulges
promulging
promuscis
promwear

Literary usage of Promulgate

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1. The Law of the Master's Liability for Injuries to Servant by William Francis Bailey (1894)
"CHAPTER V. MASTER'S DUTY (Continued)-TO promulgate RULES. Master, when the nature of the business requires it, must establish and promulgate rules, p. 72. ..."

2. Political Science and Comparative Constitutional Law ...: By John W. Burgess by John William Burgess (1891)
"The constitution vests in the President the power to promulgate the laws.5 It leaves him to his own discretion in regard to the manner of promulgation ..."

3. Political Science and Comparative Constitutional Law by John William Burgess (1891)
"The constitution vests in the President the power to promulgate the laws.5 It leaves him to his own dis- ; cretion in regard to the manner of promulgation; ..."

4. Scotland by Walter Scott, Mayo Williamson Hazeltine (1899)
"... and the Protestants take Arms—They advance to Edinburgh—The Queen-Regent fortifies Leith—The Lords of the Congregation promulgate a Resolution that she ..."

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