|1.||to send, go, or pass from place to place or person to person: don't circulate the news|
|2.||to distribute or be distributed over a wide area|
|3.||to move or cause to move through a circuit, system, etc, returning to the starting point: blood circulates through the body|
|4.||to move in a circle: the earth circulates around the sun|
|[C15: from Latin circulārī to assemble in a circle, from circulus|
|circulate (sûr'kyə-lāt') Pronunciation Key
To move in or flow through a circle or a circuit. Blood circulates through the body as it flows out from the heart to the tissues and back again.