To proliferate is to grow in number or quantity. When you proliferate something, you make it more common or widespread.

  • The disease is proliferating because it is spreading through the population.

  • The plant proliferates because it is producing flowers.

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Example Sentences for proliferate

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    They will proliferate in the future.

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    The proliferation of tags is egregious.

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    The theory proliferated gradually.

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    This leads to the proliferation of subpages.

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    It is involved in the stimulation of cell proliferation.

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    Mortgage fraud schemes proliferate.

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    Nuclear proliferation is the story of the day.

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    It can revolutionize the proliferation of knowledge.

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    Shopping malls proliferate in the North.

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    The temple is the example of the proliferation of the cult.