promulgate (promulgates, present participle promulgating; past and past participle promulgated)
- (transitive) To make known or public.
- c. 1603–1604, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Othello, the Moore of Venice”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act I, (please specify the scene number in lowercase Roman numerals)]:, scene ii, page 312, column 1:
- ’Tis yet to know, / Which when I know, that boaſting is an Honour, / I ſhall promulgate. I fetch by life and being, / From Men of Royall Seige.
- Synonyms: declare, proclaim, publish
- Antonyms: withhold
- (transitive) To put into effect as a regulation.
- Synonyms: carry out, execute, implement, put into effect
- Antonyms: abrogate
- (to make known or public) See also Thesaurus:announce
- French: promulguer
- German: verkünden, bekanntmachen
- Italian: promulgare, proclamare
- Portuguese: promulgar
- Russian: опублико́вывать
- Spanish: promulgar