promulgate
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈpɹɒml̩.ɡeɪt/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈpɹɑ.məl.ɡeɪt/
Verb

promulgate (promulgates, present participle promulgating; past and past participle promulgated)

  1. (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
  2. (transitive) To put into effect as a regulation.
    Synonyms: carry out, execute, implement, put into effect
    Antonyms: abrogate
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