Definition Of propagating
(with reference to motion, light, sound, etc.) transmit or be transmitted in a particular direction or through a medium.
a propagated electrical signal
breed specimens of (a plant or animal) by natural processes from the parent stock.
try propagating your own houseplants from cuttings
breed specimens of (a plant, animal, etc.) by natural processes from the parent stock.
You can propagate by division, from proliferations or pips, or from seed.
spread and promote (an idea, theory, etc.) widely.
He is strongly against such power when used thoughtlessly to propagate traditional ideas, which can be harmful.