Circulate and Report


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Circulate verb – To make (as a piece of information) the subject of common talk without any authority or confirmation of accuracy.
Usage example: circulated a rumor that someone was about to be fired

Report is a synonym for circulate in distribute topic. In some cases you can use "Report" instead a verb "Circulate", when it comes to topics like make known.
Nearby Words: circulation, circulating, circulator, circulatory
Synonyms for Circulate


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Report verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Circulate is a synonym for report in knowledge topic. Sometimes you can use "Circulate" instead a verb "Report", if it concerns topics such as distribute, communicate, make public.
Nearby Words: reported, reporter, reporting, reportage, reportedly
Synonyms for Report

Common collocations

news circulate news report news
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Report or Circulate. 2016. Accessed September 21, 2021.

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