Invertext Online Technical Dictionary

circulate

transitive verb  

circular

Definition 1

Of money, flow, pass, go round from person to person within an economy.

Source: Invertext


Context: Argentina, a country with a long history of tax evasion and where as much as $20bn in black money circulates through the highly cash-based economy every year, has tightened procedures in a number of areas.

Source: Financial Times 22/02/2011 (Jude Webber in Buenos Aires)

Definition 2

Go round (blood in veins, water in pipes, etc.).

Source: Concise Oxford Dictionary


Context: Herophilus first suggested that blood circulates through the body, 1,700 years before Harvey.

Source: Financial Times 18/05/2005 (Teresa Levoni)

Appears in the following subjects

Banking